Hans, Marne

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Hans is located in France
Coordinates: 49°06′38″N 4°44′59″E / 49.1106°N 4.7497°E / 49.1106; 4.7497Coordinates: 49°06′38″N 4°44′59″E / 49.1106°N 4.7497°E / 49.1106; 4.7497
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Sainte-Menehould
Canton Argonne Suippe et Vesle
Area1 19.5 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 133
 • Density 6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51283 /51800

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.

Hans is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.


During the Battle of Valmy the castle of Hans was the headquarters of Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, commander of the Prussian army.


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