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Sommesous is located in France
Coordinates: 48°44′21″N 4°11′51″E / 48.7392°N 4.1975°E / 48.7392; 4.1975Coordinates: 48°44′21″N 4°11′51″E / 48.7392°N 4.1975°E / 48.7392; 4.1975
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Vitry-le-François
Canton Châlons-en-Champagne-3
Intercommunality CA Châlons-en-Champagne
 • Mayor François Bourbier
Area1 37.04 km2 (14.30 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 401
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51545 /51320

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.

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

  • Population: 409
  • Area: 37.04 km²
  • Altitude: 168 m

It was the birthplace of Pierre Louis Prieur (1756-1827), French politician.

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