Lissey

Lissey is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Lissey
Location of Lissey
Lissey is located in France
Lissey
Lissey
Lissey is located in Grand Est
Lissey
Lissey
Coordinates: 49°22′24″N 5°20′51″E / 49.3733°N 5.3475°ECoordinates: 49°22′24″N 5°20′51″E / 49.3733°N 5.3475°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementVerdun
CantonMontmédy
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de la région de Damvillers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Aubry
Area
1
9.97 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
116
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55297 /55150
Elevation191–386 m (627–1,266 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

See also

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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