Dampierre-le-Château

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Dampierre-le-Château
Dampierre-le-Château is located in France
Dampierre-le-Château
Dampierre-le-Château
Coordinates: 49°00′37″N 4°47′47″E / 49.0103°N 4.7964°E / 49.0103; 4.7964Coordinates: 49°00′37″N 4°47′47″E / 49.0103°N 4.7964°E / 49.0103; 4.7964
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Sainte-Menehould
Canton Givry-en-Argonne
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région de Givry en Argonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Viriot
Area1 11.13 km2 (4.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 103
 • Density 9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51206 / 51330

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.

Dampierre-le-Château is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

History[edit]

Before the French Revolution, it was called "Dampierre-en-Astenois". It was renamed "Dampierre-sur-Yèvre" in 1793, and eventually "Dampierre-le-Château" in 1801.

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