Lachaussée

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Lachaussée
Lachaussée is located in France
Lachaussée
Lachaussée
Coordinates: 49°02′16″N 5°49′10″E / 49.0378°N 5.8194°E / 49.0378; 5.8194Coordinates: 49°02′16″N 5°49′10″E / 49.0378°N 5.8194°E / 49.0378; 5.8194
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Commercy
Canton Canton of Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du pays de Vigneulles les Hattonchâtel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Peltre
Area1 27.19 km2 (10.50 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 256
 • Density 9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55267 /55210
Elevation 203–238 m (666–781 ft)
(avg. 218 m or 715 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.

Lachaussée is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

L'étang de Lachaussée

The village of Lachaussée lies on the south-eastern rim of a huge pond named Étang de Lachaussée, which was created during the middle ages from a marsh area and then devoted to pisciculture.

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