Mairy-sur-Marne

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Mairy-sur-Marne
Mairy-sur-Marne is located in France
Mairy-sur-Marne
Mairy-sur-Marne
Coordinates: 48°52′59″N 4°24′36″E / 48.8831°N 4.41°E / 48.8831; 4.41Coordinates: 48°52′59″N 4°24′36″E / 48.8831°N 4.41°E / 48.8831; 4.41
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Châlons-en-Champagne
Canton Écury-sur-Coole
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Guenelle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Pujol
Area1 20.78 km2 (8.02 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 534
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51339 / 51240

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.

Mairy-Sur-Marne is a village situated on the River Marne, which travels through Chalons-en-Champagne, Épernay and on in to Paris where it links on to the Seine. In the centre of the village is a well kept church, the mayors office and the villages 17th century Chateau.

Chateau de Mairy is a beautiful 'Monument Historique' set in 30 acres of lovely grounds with its own private lake and chapel.

The Chateau has had an interesting past, James II stayed here regularly during his exile in France. It was owned by the Loisson de Guinaumont since it was built in 1676.

It is now used as a period guest house, very in keeping with its vast history, it has a wealth of its original features, furnished with antiques and was owned by the Count of Guinaumont until 2004 when he died at the age of 98.

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

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