Gondrecourt-le-Château

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Gondrecourt-le-Château
Location of Gondrecourt-le-Château
Gondrecourt-le-Château is located in France
Gondrecourt-le-Château
Gondrecourt-le-Château
Gondrecourt-le-Château is located in Grand Est
Gondrecourt-le-Château
Gondrecourt-le-Château
Coordinates: 48°30′51″N 5°30′28″E / 48.5142°N 5.5078°E / 48.5142; 5.5078Coordinates: 48°30′51″N 5°30′28″E / 48.5142°N 5.5078°E / 48.5142; 5.5078
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementCommercy
CantonLigny-en-Barrois
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Val d’Ornois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Martin
Area
1
51.33 km2 (19.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,100
 • Density21/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55215 /55130
Elevation287–428 m (942–1,404 ft)
(avg. 280 m or 920 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

On January 1, 1973 (prefectoral order dated December 1, 1972), the communes of Luméville-en-Ornois and Touraille-sous-Bois merged with and became part of it.

Notable people[edit]

  • Louis Jacquinot, former Minister of the Marine (Navy) in 1944
  • Fernand Braudel, historian born in Luméville-en-Ornois 1902
  • Fernand Fleuret, writer and poet, born in Gondrecout April 1883
  • André Droitcourt, former Deputy of the Meuse from 1993 to 1997

See also[edit]

(Gondrecourt-le-Château)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.