Xirocourt

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Xirocourt
Xirocourt, le Madon.jpg
Coat of arms of Xirocourt
Coat of arms
Xirocourt is located in France
Xirocourt
Xirocourt
Coordinates: 48°25′52″N 6°10′24″E / 48.4311°N 6.1733°E / 48.4311; 6.1733Coordinates: 48°25′52″N 6°10′24″E / 48.4311°N 6.1733°E / 48.4311; 6.1733
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton Haroué
Intercommunality Communauté de communes la Pipistrelle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Hélène Phulpin
Area
 • Land1 11.32 km2 (4.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 456
 • Population2 density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54597 / 54740
Elevation 239–365 m (784–1,198 ft)
(avg. 214 m or 702 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.

Xirocourt is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The river Madon flows through the commune.

Historic Features[edit]

A watermill dating from the 18th century is situated on the Madon, and a monumental bridge spans the same river.

Religious Constructs[edit]

The church

In the commune, there is a 19th-century church and a chapel, Chapelle Notre-Dame de Pitié. There is also a 16th-century vicarage, renovated in the 19th century.

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