Orbais-l'Abbaye

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Orbais-l'Abbaye
Orbais-l'Abbaye is located in France
Orbais-l'Abbaye
Orbais-l'Abbaye
Coordinates: 48°57′03″N 3°41′58″E / 48.9508°N 3.6994°E / 48.9508; 3.6994Coordinates: 48°57′03″N 3°41′58″E / 48.9508°N 3.6994°E / 48.9508; 3.6994
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Épernay
Canton Canton of Montmort-Lucy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Brie des Étangs
Government
 • Mayor Pierre-Yves Jardel
Area
 • Land1 16.03 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 578
 • Population2 density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51416 / 51270

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.

Orbais-l'Abbaye is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France. The abbey at Orbais was founded at the end of the 17th century by Saint Réol (or Réole), and the remains (including a church) are situated in the centre of the town.

Downtown the abbey

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