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Raival is located in France
Location within Grand Est region
Raival is located in Grand Est
Coordinates: 48°52′17″N 5°16′07″E / 48.8714°N 5.2686°E / 48.8714; 5.2686Coordinates: 48°52′17″N 5°16′07″E / 48.8714°N 5.2686°E / 48.8714; 5.2686
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Bar-le-Duc
Canton Bar-le-Duc-1
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Triaucourt Vaubecourt
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Gand
Area1 19.22 km2 (7.42 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 224
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 55442 /55260
Elevation 241–337 m (791–1,106 ft)
(avg. 318 m or 1,043 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.

Raival is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. The former communes of Rosnes and Érize-la-Grande are within the limits of the town. Vignotte, a mild creamy cheese obtainable in the UK, is produced there.

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