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Coat of arms of Fontenoy-le-Château
Coat of arms
Fontenoy-le-Château is located in France
Coordinates: 47°58′28″N 6°12′00″E / 47.9744°N 6.2°E / 47.9744; 6.2Coordinates: 47°58′28″N 6°12′00″E / 47.9744°N 6.2°E / 47.9744; 6.2
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Épinal
Canton Le Val-d'Ajol
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Boban
Area1 34.6 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 624
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 88176 /88240
Elevation 247–461 m (810–1,512 ft)
(avg. 257 m or 843 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.

Fontenoy-le-Château is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France. In January 2013 it merged with the former commune of Le Magny.


The poet Nicolas Joseph Florent Gilbert was born on December 15, 1750 in Fontenoy-le-Chateau. Julie-Victoire Daubié (26 March 1824 in Bains-les-Bains – 26 August 1874 in Fontenoy-le-Château). She was the first woman to have graduated from a French university when she obtained a bachelor's degree in Lyon in 1861. Rico Daniels who is Le Salvager, a TV programme made by Discovery Real Time, lives here and his TV show is filmed here.


The Côney forms the commune's north-eastern border, flows south-westward through the middle of the commune, crosses the village, and forms part of the commune's south-western border.

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