Dancevoir

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Dancevoir
Dancevoir is located in France
Dancevoir
Dancevoir
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Country France
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Department Haute-Marne
Arrondissement Chaumont
Canton Arc-en-Barrois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Trois Forêts
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Saulet
Area1 25.58 km2 (9.88 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 227
 • Density 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 52165 / 52210
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Dancevoir is a commune in the Haute-Marne department in north-eastern France.

History

Dancevoir is quoted in the poem of Aragon, The conscript hundred villages, writing as an act of intellectual Resistance clandestinely in spring 1943, during the Second World War.

The maternal grandmother of American scientist Bill Nye originated from the commune.[1] Illustrator Danièle Bour currently resides in Dancevoir with her husband/

Demographics

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 794 —    
1800 826 +4.0%
1806 766 −7.3%
1821 760 −0.8%
1831 820 +7.9%
1841 872 +6.3%
1851 882 +1.1%
1861 761 −13.7%
1872 653 −14.2%
1881 606 −7.2%
1891 540 −10.9%
1901 511 −5.4%
1911 483 −5.5%
1921 416 −13.9%
1931 411 −1.2%
1936 379 −7.8%
1946 414 +9.2%
1954 418 +1.0%
1962 325 −22.2%
1968 275 −15.4%
1975 240 −12.7%
1982 226 −5.8%
1990 238 +5.3%
1999 234 −1.7%
2006 251 +7.3%
2012 227 −9.6%

The commune's population in 2012 was 227, a decline of 9.6% from the 251 reported in 2006.

See also

References

  1. "Interview with S.S. (Bud) Jenkins". UNCW Archives and Special Collections Online Database. 8 October 2003. Retrieved 12 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>