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Haute-Marne

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Haute-Marne
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Coat of Arms de La Haute-Marne


Coat of Arms of Haute-Marne
Information
Number 52
Région Champagne-Ardenne
Préfecture Chaumont
Subprefecture Langres
Saint-Dizier
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Density
Ranked 87th
194,873
31 /km²
Area 6,211 km²
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 32
Communes 432
President of the
general council
Bruno Sido
Location
Location of de La Haute-Marne in France

Haute-Marne is a département in the northeast of France named after the Marne River.

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History

Haute-Marne was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from part of the former province of Champagne.

Geography

Haute-Marne is part of the current region of Champagne-Ardenne and is surrounded by the departments of Meuse, Vosges, Haute-Saône, Côte-d'Or, Aube, and Marne.

Tourisme

The fortified town of Langres, the Renaissance castle of Joinville, and the village of Colombey-les-deux-Églises are all major attractions.

External links

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