L'Épine, Marne

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
L'Épine
Gargoyles of the Notre-Dame de L'Épine Basilica
Gargoyles of the Notre-Dame de L'Épine Basilica
L'Épine is located in France
L'Épine
L'Épine
Coordinates: 48°58′39″N 4°28′15″E / 48.9775°N 4.4708°E / 48.9775; 4.4708Coordinates: 48°58′39″N 4°28′15″E / 48.9775°N 4.4708°E / 48.9775; 4.4708
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Châlons-en-Champagne
Canton Marson
Intercommunality Châlons-en-Champagne
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Adam
Area1 30.51 km2 (11.78 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 648
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51231 / 51460
Elevation 100–171 m (328–561 ft)
(avg. 156 m or 512 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.

L'Épine is a commune in the Marne department in the Champagne-Ardenne region of north-eastern France.

It is located 8 km (5.0 mi) east of Châlons-en-Champagne and about 45 km (28 mi) south-east of Reims, on the route nationale N3.

See also[edit]