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The castle
The castle
Coat of arms of Commercy
Coat of arms
Commercy is located in France
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Commercy
Canton Commercy
Intercommunality Pays de Commercy
 • Mayor François Dosé
Area1 35.37 km2 (13.66 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 6,324
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 55122 / 55200
Elevation 227–280 m (745–919 ft)
(avg. 232 m or 761 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.

Commercy (French pronunciation: ​) is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

Commercy is the home of the Madeleines referred to by Marcel Proust in A la Recherche du Temps Perdu.[1]


  • In Fiction 1
  • Twin towns 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

In Fiction

Commercy is the key location for action in the 1964 Film 'The Train' although this did not use the town for filming purposes.

Twin towns

It is twinned with the German town of Hockenheim.

See also


  1. ^  

External links

  • Office de Tourisme du Pays de Commercy (France)
  • Office de Tourisme du Pays de Commercy (European Union)
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