Les Mazures

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Les Mazures
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Les Mazures is located in France
Les Mazures
Les Mazures
Coordinates: 49°53′19″N 4°37′38″E / 49.8886°N 4.6272°E / 49.8886; 4.6272Coordinates: 49°53′19″N 4°37′38″E / 49.8886°N 4.6272°E / 49.8886; 4.6272
Country France
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Charleville-Mézières
Canton Renwez
Intercommunality Plaines et Forêts de l'Ouest ardennais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Elisabeth Bonillo
Area1 36.14 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 948
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 08284 / 08500

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.

Les Mazures is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.

During the Second World War, Les Mazures was the site of a minor concentration camp, used by the Nazis for the detainment of Jews.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 798 —    
1968 922 +15.5%
1975 789 −14.4%
1982 781 −1.0%
1990 738 −5.5%
1999 774 +4.9%
2008 948 +22.5%

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