Magenta, Marne

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Magenta is located in France
Coordinates: 49°03′10″N 3°57′58″E / 49.0528°N 3.9661°E / 49.0528; 3.9661Coordinates: 49°03′10″N 3°57′58″E / 49.0528°N 3.9661°E / 49.0528; 3.9661
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Épernay
Canton Ay
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Épernay-Pays de Champagne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Madeline
Area1 0.97 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,788
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51663 /51530

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.

Magenta is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

In 1999 it had a population of 1,920. It was named after the 1859 Battle of Magenta, in present Italy.

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