Souilly

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Souilly
Commune
Souilly is located in France
Souilly
Souilly
Location within Grand Est region
Souilly is located in Grand Est
Souilly
Souilly
Coordinates: 49°01′43″N 5°17′14″E / 49.0286°N 5.2872°E / 49.0286; 5.2872Coordinates: 49°01′43″N 5°17′14″E / 49.0286°N 5.2872°E / 49.0286; 5.2872
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Verdun
Canton Dieue-sur-Meuse
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Souilly
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christine Habart
Area1 26.59 km2 (10.27 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 275
 • Density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55498 /55220
Elevation 242–344 m (794–1,129 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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

The Town Hall, fronting on the Voie Sacrée, served as headquarters for general Pétain and, later, general Nivelle during the Battle of Verdun in 1916. In 1918, it served as headquarters for general Pershing during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.