Vaux-devant-Damloup

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Vaux-devant-Damloup
Ruins of Vaux, 1918
Ruins of Vaux, 1918
Location of Vaux-devant-Damloup
Vaux-devant-Damloup is located in France
Vaux-devant-Damloup
Vaux-devant-Damloup
Vaux-devant-Damloup is located in Grand Est
Vaux-devant-Damloup
Vaux-devant-Damloup
Coordinates: 49°12′44″N 5°28′24″E / 49.2122°N 5.4733°E / 49.2122; 5.4733Coordinates: 49°12′44″N 5°28′24″E / 49.2122°N 5.4733°E / 49.2122; 5.4733
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementVerdun
CantonBelleville-sur-Meuse
CommuneDouaumont-Vaux
Area
1
6.56 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
74
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
55400
Elevation244–361 m (801–1,184 ft)
(avg. 270 m or 890 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Vaux-devant-Damloup is a former commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It had a population of 67 (2012). On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Douaumont-Vaux.[2]

Cupola at Fort Vaux

Fort Vaux is partially located within the territory of the commune (the other part is in Damloup.

It was one of the French villages destroyed during World War I, the new village was rebuilt near the old village. The old village is now a memorial.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 19 December 2018 (in French)