Somme-Bionne

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Somme-Bionne
Somme-Bionne is located in France
Somme-Bionne
Somme-Bionne
Coordinates: 49°05′42″N 4°43′32″E / 49.095°N 4.7256°E / 49.095; 4.7256Coordinates: 49°05′42″N 4°43′32″E / 49.095°N 4.7256°E / 49.095; 4.7256
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Marne
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould
Canton Canton of Sainte-Menehould
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région de Sainte-Menehould
Government
 • Mayor Jean-François Jeny
Area1 9.21 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 54
 • Density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51543 / 51800
Elevation 144–197 m (472–646 ft)
(avg. 168 m or 551 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.

Somme-Bionne is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France. An important Iron Age chariot burial was found in the vicinity of the village in the nineteenth century. The finds from the La Tène grave came into the possession of the French collector Léon Morel, who sold it, along with his entire antiquities collection from the Champagne region of France, to the British Museum in 1901.[1][2]

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