Cernay-lès-Reims

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Cernay-lès-Reims
Cernay-lès-Reims is located in France
Cernay-lès-Reims
Cernay-lès-Reims
Coordinates: 49°09′19″N 4°03′41″E / 49.1552°N 4.0615°E / 49.1552; 4.0615Coordinates: 49°09′19″N 4°03′41″E / 49.1552°N 4.0615°E / 49.1552; 4.0615
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Reims
Canton Beine-Nauroy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Mont de Berru
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Bedek
Area1 16.49 km2 (6.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,307
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51105 / 51420
Elevation 96–217 m (315–712 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 ft)

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.

Cernay-lès-Reims is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

Cernay-lès-Reims, along with the neighboring commune of Berru, is notable in the literature of paleontology as the site of a geologic formation (part of the Paris Basin) that has yielded a significant number of Paleocene-strata fossils.[1][2]

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