Neufmanil

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Neufmanil
Former town hall
Former town hall
Coat of arms of Neufmanil
Coat of arms
Neufmanil is located in France
Neufmanil
Neufmanil
Coordinates: 49°48′38″N 4°47′41″E / 49.8106°N 4.7947°E / 49.8106; 4.7947Coordinates: 49°48′38″N 4°47′41″E / 49.8106°N 4.7947°E / 49.8106; 4.7947
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Charleville-Mézières
Canton Nouzonville
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Cordier
Area1 10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,191
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 08316 / 08700

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.

Neufmanil is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Neufmanil is a commune in the Ardennes department in the north-east of Charleville-Mezieres and 7 kilometers from the Belgian border. It is crossed by the Goutelle.

History[edit]

The first mention of the city dates back to the ninth century, when it became part of the Holy Roman Empire. Neufmanil returned to France in 1769. The city was occupied during World War I and World War II.

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