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For the French wine grape, see Merlaut blanc.
For another French wine grape that is also known as Merlaut, see Merlot.
Merlaut is located in France
Coordinates: 48°45′43″N 4°40′04″E / 48.7619°N 4.6678°E / 48.7619; 4.6678Coordinates: 48°45′43″N 4°40′04″E / 48.7619°N 4.6678°E / 48.7619; 4.6678
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Vitry-le-François
Canton Canton of Vitry-le-François-Est
 • Mayor Daniel FRERSON
Area1 5.04 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 224
 • Density 44/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51363 /51300

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.

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


The Chée forms most of the commune's north-eastern border, flows westward through the commune, then flows (at Vitry-en-Perthois) into the Saulx, which forms most of the commune's southern border.

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