Coussey

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Coussey
Coat of arms of Coussey
Coat of arms
Coussey is located in France
Coussey
Coussey
Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 5°41′00″E / 48.4092°N 5.6833°E / 48.4092; 5.6833Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 5°41′00″E / 48.4092°N 5.6833°E / 48.4092; 5.6833
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Neufchâteau
Canton Coussey
Intercommunality Pays de Jeanne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Adam
Area1 16.02 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 734
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 88118 / 88630
Elevation 267–422 m (876–1,385 ft)
(avg. 284 m or 932 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.

Coussey is a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine in northeastern France.

Sights[edit]

The twelfth-century church of Notre Dame (Our Lady) has a romanesque exterior while the interior is primarily in the Gothic style. Coussey the origins of the Coussey family.

Personalities[edit]

  • The humorist and actor Didier Gustin grew up at Coussey.
  • Pierre Grappin, the creator of a well-known French-German dictionary and the faculty Dean at Nanterre who hit the headlines when he closed down his faculty as part of an escalation of the "événements" involving students during 1968, was born at Coussey on 31 May 1915.
  • Sir James Henley Coussey, Sir Henley Coussey Constitutional Committee set up in December 1949 to draw up a new Constitution for the Gold Coast.

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