Saint-Jean-lès-Longuyon

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Saint-Jean-lès-Longuyon
Coat of arms of Saint-Jean-lès-Longuyon
Coat of arms
Saint-Jean-lès-Longuyon is located in France
Saint-Jean-lès-Longuyon
Saint-Jean-lès-Longuyon
Coordinates: 49°27′16″N 5°27′56″E / 49.4544°N 5.4656°E / 49.4544; 5.4656Coordinates: 49°27′16″N 5°27′56″E / 49.4544°N 5.4656°E / 49.4544; 5.4656
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Briey
Canton Longuyon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martial Hauptmann
Area1 4.21 km2 (1.63 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 363
 • Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54476 / 54260
Elevation 198–313 m (650–1,027 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

Saint-Jean-lès-Longuyon is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

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The village lies on the right bank of the Othain, which forms all of the commune's western border.

It was rumored that in the 1940s German occupation Vichy French premiere Philippe Pétain would frequent a brothel in the town named "The Pink Rose", and his favorite prostitute was named "Amazon".

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