Villers-Cotterêts

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Villers-Cotterêts
Karinan
Longitude ° ' " E
Latitude ° ' " N
Administrasyun
Bangsa France
Labuad Picardie
Departamentu Aisne
Arrondissement Soissons
Statistics
Altitude m–m
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¹ French Land Register data, nung nu ela kayabe reng danao, pitak, pinak at glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq. mi. o 247 acres) at ilug estuaryo.
² Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).
France

Villers-Cotterêts is a commune of the Aisne département in the Picardie (Picardy) région in northern France.

  • Population: 10,123
  • Density: 242.7/km²
  • Postal code: 02600
  • Name of inhabitants: Cotterezien sing, -s pl.

Geography[mag-edit | alilan ya ing pikuwanan]

  • Area: 41.71 km²
  • Altitude: 120 m

It is located 80 km NE of Paris via the RN2 facing Laon. Its nickname Petite villa sur la côte de Retz means Little villa by the coast of Retz, as the town is situated next to the Retz forest which covers 130 km² of land.

History[mag-edit | alilan ya ing pikuwanan]

Villers-Cotterêts is famous because of the Ordinance of Villers-Cotterêts 1539 signed by king Francis I of France ('François Ier') which made French the official language in the kingdom instead of Latin.

Sight[mag-edit | alilan ya ing pikuwanan]

The Château, known as Chateau de Noüe, built in the 16th century for François Ier, later got 18th century régénce decoration by Gilles-Marie Oppenord.

Aliwa-liwa[mag-edit | alilan ya ing pikuwanan]

Iti ing lugal keaitan nang Alexandre Dumas, père (1802-1870), novelist.

Penibatan at suglung palwal[mag-edit | alilan ya ing pikuwanan]