Coussey

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Coussey
Coat of arms of Coussey
Coat of arms
Location of Coussey
Coussey is located in France
Coussey
Coussey
Coussey is located in Grand Est
Coussey
Coussey
Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 5°41′00″E / 48.4092°N 5.6833°E / 48.4092; 5.6833Coordinates: 48°24′33″N 5°41′00″E / 48.4092°N 5.6833°E / 48.4092; 5.6833
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentVosges
ArrondissementNeufchâteau
CantonNeufchâteau
IntercommunalityCC l'Ouest Vosgien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Adam
Area
1
16.02 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
734
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
88118 /88630
Elevation267–422 m (876–1,385 ft)
(avg. 284 m or 932 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.

Coussey is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

Sights[edit]

The twelfth-century church of Notre Dame (Our Lady) has a romanesque exterior while the interior is primarily in the Gothic style. Coussey the origins of the Coussey family.

Personalities[edit]

  • The humorist and actor Didier Gustin grew up at Coussey.
  • Pierre Grappin, the creator of a well-known French-German dictionary and the faculty Dean at Nanterre who hit the headlines when he closed down his faculty as part of an escalation of the "événements" involving students during 1968, was born at Coussey on 31 May 1915.
  • Sir James Henley Coussey, Sir Henley Coussey Constitutional Committee set up in December 1949 to draw up a new Constitution for the Gold Coast.

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