Montfaucon-d'Argonne

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Montfaucon-d'Argonne
Montfaucon-d'Argonne is located in France
Montfaucon-d'Argonne
Montfaucon-d'Argonne
Coordinates: 49°16′20″N 5°07′59″E / 49.2722°N 5.1331°E / 49.2722; 5.1331Coordinates: 49°16′20″N 5°07′59″E / 49.2722°N 5.1331°E / 49.2722; 5.1331
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Verdun
Canton Montfaucon-d'Argonne
Intercommunality Montfaucon–Varennes en Argonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Beausoleil
Area1 23.61 km2 (9.12 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 314
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55346 /55270
Elevation 198–338 m (650–1,109 ft)
(avg. 280 m or 920 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.

Montfaucon-d'Argonne is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

See also[edit]

American Monument.
Ruined church at Montfaucon-d'Argonne. The blocky structure on the left is a German WWI observation post.