Chauvency-le-Château

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Chauvency-le-Château
Commune
Chauvency-le-Château is located in France
Chauvency-le-Château
Chauvency-le-Château
Location within Grand Est region
Chauvency-le-Château is located in Grand Est
Chauvency-le-Château
Chauvency-le-Château
Coordinates: 49°31′11″N 5°18′38″E / 49.5197°N 5.3106°E / 49.5197; 5.3106Coordinates: 49°31′11″N 5°18′38″E / 49.5197°N 5.3106°E / 49.5197; 5.3106
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Verdun
Canton Canton of Montmédy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du pays de Montmédy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Lallemand
Area1 8.82 km2 (3.41 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 270
 • Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55109 /55600
Elevation 172–327 m (564–1,073 ft)
(avg. 181 m or 594 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.
Chauvency-le-Château

Chauvency-le-Château is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

The Chauvency tournament (fr) took place in 1285. The story of the tournament has been told by trouvère Jacques Bretel, and is kept in a manuscript (reference: Douce 308) at the Bodleian Library.

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