Canton of Coussey
|Canton of Coussey|
|• Total||233.76 km2 (90.26 sq mi)|
|• Density||17/km2 (44/sq mi)|
|Cantonal code||88 09|
|¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.|
The Canton of Coussey is a former French administrative and electoral grouping of communes in the Vosges département of eastern France and in the region of Lorraine. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 21 communes, which joined the canton of Neufchâteau in 2015.
The Canton of Coussey had its administrative centre at Coussey and was one of seven cantons in the Arrondissement of Neufchâteau. The territory of the canton included Joan of Arc's birthplace Domrémy-la-Pucelle.
The Canton of Coussey comprises the following 21 communes: Coussey, Soulosse-sous-Saint-Élophe, Frebécourt, Maxey-sur-Meuse, Moncel-sur-Vair, Midrevaux, Harmonville, Domrémy-la-Pucelle, Autigny-la-Tour, Greux, Punerot, Ruppes, Martigny-les-Gerbonvaux, Autreville, Sionne, Chermisey, Tranqueville-Graux, Avranville, Jubainville, Clérey-la-Côte and Seraumont.
Sources and further reading
- This article incorporates text from the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted during March 2009.