Kœur-la-Petite

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Koeur-la-Petite
The church in Kœur-la-Petite
The church in Kœur-la-Petite
Coat of arms of Koeur-la-Petite
Coat of arms
Location of Koeur-la-Petite
Koeur-la-Petite is located in France
Koeur-la-Petite
Koeur-la-Petite
Koeur-la-Petite is located in Grand Est
Koeur-la-Petite
Koeur-la-Petite
Coordinates: 48°51′20″N 5°29′45″E / 48.8556°N 5.4958°E / 48.8556; 5.4958Coordinates: 48°51′20″N 5°29′45″E / 48.8556°N 5.4958°E / 48.8556; 5.4958
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementCommercy
CantonDieue-sur-Meuse
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Sammiellois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Gilson
Area
1
20.33 km2 (7.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
301
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55264 /55300
Elevation217–361 m (712–1,184 ft)
(avg. 222 m or 728 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Kœur-la-Petite is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

In 1464,during the war of the roses (1455-1487) it was a refuge for members of the defeated house of Lancaster. They found shelter at the chateau of Koeur la Petite. Henry VI of England's queen, Margaret of Anjou lived there with Sir John Fortescue, and also the dukes of Exeter and Somerset along with others.

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