Mattexey

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Mattexey
Commune
Mattexey is located in France
Mattexey
Mattexey
Location within Grand Est region
Mattexey is located in Grand Est
Mattexey
Mattexey
Coordinates: 48°26′40″N 6°31′01″E / 48.4444°N 6.5169°E / 48.4444; 6.5169Coordinates: 48°26′40″N 6°31′01″E / 48.4444°N 6.5169°E / 48.4444; 6.5169
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementLunéville
CantonLunéville-2
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de la Mortagne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Remi Vuillaume
Area14.97 km2 (1.92 sq mi)
Population (2010)269
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code54356 /54830
Elevation270–337 m (886–1,106 ft)
(avg. 290 m or 950 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.

Mattexey is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle département in north-eastern France.

During the Second World War, it was taken over by Germans in 1942. U.S. troops with the help of Swiss militants drove out the Germans in 1944.[citation needed]

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