Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre

Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Since the end of the Battle of Verdun in 1916, it has been unoccupied (official population: 0) along with Bezonvaux, Beaumont-en-Verdunois, Haumont-près-Samogneux, Cumières-le-Mort-Homme and Fleury-devant-Douaumont.

During the war, the town was completely destroyed and the land was made uninhabitable to such an extent that a decision was made not to rebuild it. The site of the commune is maintained as a testimony to war and is officially designated as a "village that died for France." It is managed by a municipal council of three members appointed by the prefect of the Meuse department.

Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre
Location of Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre
Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre is located in France
Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre
Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre
Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre is located in Grand Est
Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre
Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre
Coordinates: 49°14′18″N 5°23′56″E / 49.2383°N 5.3989°ECoordinates: 49°14′18″N 5°23′56″E / 49.2383°N 5.3989°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementVerdun
CantonBelleville-sur-Meuse
IntercommunalityGrand Verdun
Government
 • MayorFrançois-Xavier Long
Area
1
8.25 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
0
 • Density0.0/km2 (0.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55307 /55100
Elevation214–375 m (702–1,230 ft)
(avg. 321 m or 1,053 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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