Dizy, Marne

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Dizy
St-Timothée Church
St-Timothée Church
Dizy is located in France
Dizy
Dizy
Coordinates: 49°03′58″N 3°58′02″E / 49.0661°N 3.9672°E / 49.0661; 3.9672Coordinates: 49°03′58″N 3°58′02″E / 49.0661°N 3.9672°E / 49.0661; 3.9672
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Épernay
Intercommunality Grande Vallée de la Marne
Government
 • Mayor Barbara Naveau
Area1 3.23 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,714
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51210 / 51350
Elevation 69–250 m (226–820 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Dizy is situated in the Marne valley, on the main road between Épernay (3 km) and Rheims (23 km).

The village is north of Magenta, south of Champillon, east of Hautvillers and west of Ay.

History[edit]

In 1881, the commune which was called Dizy until 1801, then Dizy-sur-Marne, took the name of Dizy-Magenta. In 1965, when Magenta has become independent, the village took again the name of Dizy.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants of the commune are called Dizyciens.

Twin towns[edit]

Dizy is twinned with:

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ (French) EHESS, notice de la commune on the Cassini website