Lavau, Aube

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Lavau
Commune
Lavau is located in France
Lavau
Lavau
Location within Grand Est region
Lavau is located in Grand Est
Lavau
Lavau
Coordinates: 48°19′33″N 4°05′15″E / 48.3258°N 4.0875°E / 48.3258; 4.0875Coordinates: 48°19′33″N 4°05′15″E / 48.3258°N 4.0875°E / 48.3258; 4.0875
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Aube
Arrondissement Troyes
Canton Creney-près-Troyes
Intercommunality CA Troyes Champagne Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Gachowski
Area1 5.74 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 799
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 10191 /10150

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.

Lavau is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France in the Grand Est Region. It is situated on the banks of the Seine River

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962248—    
1968313+26.2%
1975445+42.2%
1982574+29.0%
1990485−15.5%
1999472−2.7%
2008799+69.3%

Archaeological Find[edit]

Hall

In 2014 the 2,500-year-old tomb of an Iron Age Celtic prince was unearthed in Lavau. The tomb revealed artifacts of the Hallstatt Celt culture, with Greek and possibly Etruscan trade goods.[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Zogfagharifard, Ellie (March 6, 2015). "Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France". Daily Mail. Retrieved March 7, 2015. 

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