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Richecourt is located in France
Coordinates: 48°52′50″N 5°45′43″E / 48.8806°N 5.7619°E / 48.8806; 5.7619Coordinates: 48°52′50″N 5°45′43″E / 48.8806°N 5.7619°E / 48.8806; 5.7619
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Commercy
Canton Canton of Saint-Mihiel
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Petite Woëvre
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Rouyer
Area1 6.23 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 43
 • Density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55431 /55300
Elevation 223–243 m (732–797 ft)
(avg. 239 m or 784 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.
World War I damage at Richecourt

Richecourt is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.


The village lies on the left bank of the Rupt de Mad, which flows northeastward through the south-eastern part of the commune.

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