Champigneulles

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Champigneulles
Coat of arms of Champigneulles
Coat of arms
Champigneulles is located in France
Champigneulles
Champigneulles
Coordinates: 48°44′03″N 6°09′55″E / 48.7342°N 6.1653°E / 48.7342; 6.1653Coordinates: 48°44′03″N 6°09′55″E / 48.7342°N 6.1653°E / 48.7342; 6.1653
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton Val de Lorraine Sud
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Bassin de Pompey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Hartmann (PR)
Area1 23.99 km2 (9.26 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 6,884
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 54115 /54250
Elevation 186–364 m (610–1,194 ft)
(avg. 199 m or 653 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.

Champigneulles is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France. The writer and youth author Élise Fischer was born in Champigneulles on 13 July 1948.

Arboretum de Bellefontaine.

It is home to L'Arboretum de Bellefontaine.

The Champigneulles brewery, founded on 20 June 1897, was for a long time the most important production site of the Société Européenne de Brasserie (SEB), which owned more than twenty production sites in France. In 1987 SEB merged with Kronenbourg Brewery. In 2006 Kronenbourg sold the site to Frankfurter Brauhaus, a German brewery in Frankfurt an der Oder.

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