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Songy is located in France
Coordinates: 48°48′11″N 4°30′04″E / 48.8031°N 4.5011°E / 48.8031; 4.5011Coordinates: 48°48′11″N 4°30′04″E / 48.8031°N 4.5011°E / 48.8031; 4.5011
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Vitry-le-François
Canton Vitry-le-François-Champagne et Der
 • Mayor Francis Passinhas
Area1 15.06 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 279
 • Density 19/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51552 /51240

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.

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

The "wild girl of Songi"[edit]

In September, 1731 Marie Angélique, called the "wild girl of Songi" or the "wild girl of Champagne", was captured at Songy. Then, she spent some months in the castle of the Viscount d'Epinoy.

The castle of the Viscount d'Epinoy can still be seen today,[citation needed] and is close to the 12th-century church that remains in the village.

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