Maffrécourt

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Maffrécourt
Maffrécourt is located in France
Maffrécourt
Maffrécourt
Coordinates: 49°07′05″N 4°49′07″E / 49.1181°N 4.8186°E / 49.1181; 4.8186Coordinates: 49°07′05″N 4°49′07″E / 49.1181°N 4.8186°E / 49.1181; 4.8186
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Sainte-Menehould
Canton Sainte-Menehould
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région de Sainte-Menehould
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Bussy
Area1 6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 60
 • Density 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51336 / 51800

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.

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

The village is the location of "Le Manoir de Maffrecourt" built in 1830 and of historic importance. In World War I it was a French Military base and famous for the training of the "Harlem Hellfighters" the U.S. Army’s 369th Infantry Regiment, popularly known as the “Harlem Hellfighters” was the best known African American unit of World War I. The Manoir de Maffrecourt was renovated in 2004 and is now a "Gites" complex and offers superior accommodation for visitors to the Champagne Ardenne.

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