Chaumont-devant-Damvillers

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Chaumont-devant-Damvillers
Commune
Chaumont-devant-Damvillers is located in France
Chaumont-devant-Damvillers
Chaumont-devant-Damvillers
Coordinates: 49°18′28″N 5°25′35″E / 49.3078°N 5.4264°E / 49.3078; 5.4264Coordinates: 49°18′28″N 5°25′35″E / 49.3078°N 5.4264°E / 49.3078; 5.4264
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Verdun
Canton Montmédy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la région de Damvillers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Jeanjean
Area1 5.35 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 35
 • Density 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55107 /55150
Elevation 218–329 m (715–1,079 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 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.

Chaumont-devant-Damvillers is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is known as the place where the last soldier to die in the First World War was killed, when American Henry Gunther died charging a German position sixty seconds before the Armistice came into effect.

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