Valmy

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Valmy
Valmy windmill stands today where the Battle of Valmy took place
Valmy windmill stands today where the Battle of Valmy took place
Valmy is located in France
Valmy
Valmy
Coordinates: 49°05′07″N 4°46′28″E / 49.0853°N 4.7744°E / 49.0853; 4.7744Coordinates: 49°05′07″N 4°46′28″E / 49.0853°N 4.7744°E / 49.0853; 4.7744
Country France
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Department Marne
Arrondissement Sainte-Menehould
Canton Sainte-Menehould
Area1 24.28 km2 (9.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 284
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51588 / 51800

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.

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

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The town stands on the west flank of the Argonne massif, midway between Verdun and Paris, near Vouziers.

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