Hautvillers

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Hautvillers
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Hautvillers is located in France
Hautvillers
Hautvillers
Coordinates: 49°05′06″N 3°56′40″E / 49.085°N 3.9444°E / 49.085; 3.9444Coordinates: 49°05′06″N 3°56′40″E / 49.085°N 3.9444°E / 49.085; 3.9444
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Épernay
Canton Ay
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Grande Vallée de la Marne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Lopez
Area
 • Land1 11.77 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 806
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51287 / 51160

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.

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

The Abbey of St. Peter which existed here until the French Revolution was the home of the famous Dom Perignon, a Benedictine monk whose work in wine-making helped to develop champagne.

See also[edit]

Abbey of Saint-Pierre