Neuvilly-en-Argonne

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Neuvilly-en-Argonne
Neuvilly-en-Argonne is located in France
Neuvilly-en-Argonne
Neuvilly-en-Argonne
Coordinates: 49°09′42″N 5°03′34″E / 49.1617°N 5.0594°E / 49.1617; 5.0594Coordinates: 49°09′42″N 5°03′34″E / 49.1617°N 5.0594°E / 49.1617; 5.0594
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Verdun
Canton Canton of Clermont-en-Argonne
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Centre Argonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Jeannesson
Area1 18.32 km2 (7.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 199
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55383 /55120
Elevation 147–288 m (482–945 ft)
(avg. 182 m or 597 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.

Neuvilly-en-Argonne is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

History[edit]

World War I. The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne was fought in this region. The 35th Division Field Hospital 140, Sanitary Train Division 110 established a triage center in the bombed out church. The time frame would have been between September 1918 and October 1918.

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