Dormans

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Dormans
Memorial chapel to the Battles of the Marne, in Dormans
Memorial chapel to the Battles of the Marne, in Dormans
Location of Dormans
Dormans is located in France
Dormans
Dormans
Dormans is located in Grand Est
Dormans
Dormans
Coordinates: 49°04′38″N 3°38′25″E / 49.0772°N 3.6403°E / 49.0772; 3.6403Coordinates: 49°04′38″N 3°38′25″E / 49.0772°N 3.6403°E / 49.0772; 3.6403
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMarne
ArrondissementÉpernay
CantonDormans-Paysages de Champagne
IntercommunalityCC des Coteaux de la Marne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Bruyen
Area
1
22.58 km2 (8.72 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
2,992
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
51217 /51700
Elevation62–250 m (203–820 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.

Dormans is a commune located in the Marne department and in the Grand Est region of France.

Geography[edit]

Dormans is located in the valley of the Marne, at the border between the departments of the Marne and the Aisne, some 40 km from Reims and 25 km from Chateau-Thierry. The RN 3 goes through Dormans and leads to the autoroute A4. Dormans has a train station that sees multiple SNCF trains daily.

Dormans is at the heart of the Champagne vineyards.

Villages under jurisdiction of Dormans[edit]

The commune of Dormans regroups several small villages: Champaillet, Chavenay, Soilly, Try, Sainte-Croix, Vassieux and Vassy.

Soilly used to be its own commune but was integrated to Dormans in 1969.[1]

Politics and administration[edit]

Administrative and electoral attachement[edit]

The commune is located in the arrondissement of Epernay, in the department of the Marne.

Gallery[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Dormans is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Dormans - Notice Communale". cassini.ehess.fr. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  2. ^ "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District" (PDF). © 2009 Twins2010.com. Retrieved 2009-10-28. External link in |publisher= (help)[permanent dead link]

Further reading[edit]

  • Dom Albert Noël, Dormans (Notice historique sur le canton), Le Livre d'Histoire – Lorisse, 1877, ISBN 2-7428-0162-6