Les Riceys

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Les Riceys
Church of Saint Peter in Chains in Les Riceys
Church of Saint Peter in Chains in Les Riceys
Coat of arms of Les Riceys
Coat of arms
Location of Les Riceys
Les Riceys is located in France
Les Riceys
Les Riceys
Les Riceys is located in Grand Est
Les Riceys
Les Riceys
Coordinates: 47°59′32″N 4°22′04″E / 47.9922°N 4.3678°E / 47.9922; 4.3678Coordinates: 47°59′32″N 4°22′04″E / 47.9922°N 4.3678°E / 47.9922; 4.3678
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentAube
ArrondissementTroyes
CantonLes Riceys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Mathis
Area
1
42.93 km2 (16.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,297
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
10317 /10340
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Les Riceys is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France. It is situated in an important viticultural area, and in particular is known for Rosé des Riceys wine.

With its 866 ha of vines, it is the commune that has the largest wine-growing area in all of Champagne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,565—    
19681,567+0.1%
19751,525−2.7%
19821,505−1.3%
19901,421−5.6%
19991,376−3.2%
20081,354−1.6%

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References[edit]

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