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Fontenoy-le-Château

Fontenoy-le-Château
Coat of arms of Fontenoy-le-Château
Coat of arms
Fontenoy-le-Château is located in France
Fontenoy-le-Château
Fontenoy-le-Château
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Épinal
Canton Bains-les-Bains
Intercommunality Val de Vôge
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Boban
Area1 34.6 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 740
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 88176 / 88240
Elevation 247–461 m (810–1,512 ft)
(avg. 257 m or 843 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.

Fontenoy-le-Château is a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine in northeastern France.

Contents

  • Personalities 1
  • Geography 2
  • Points of interest 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Personalities

The poet Nicolas Joseph Florent Gilbert was born on December 15, 1750 in Fontenoy-le-Chateau. Julie-Victoire Daubié (26 March 1824 in Bains-les-Bains – 26 August 1874 in Fontenoy-le-Château). She was the first woman to have graduated from a French university when she optained a bachelor's degree in Lyon in 1861. Rico Daniels who is Le Salvager, a TV programme made by Discovery Real Time, lives here and his TV show is filmed here.

Geography

The Côney forms the commune's north-eastern border, flows south-westward through the middle of the commune, crosses the village, and forms part of the commune's south-western border.

Points of interest

See also

References

  • INSEE


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