Revigny-sur-Ornain

Revigny-sur-Ornain is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Revigny-sur-Ornain
Location of Revigny-sur-Ornain
Revigny-sur-Ornain is located in France
Revigny-sur-Ornain
Revigny-sur-Ornain
Revigny-sur-Ornain is located in Grand Est
Revigny-sur-Ornain
Revigny-sur-Ornain
Coordinates: 48°49′44″N 4°59′17″E / 48.8289°N 4.9881°ECoordinates: 48°49′44″N 4°59′17″E / 48.8289°N 4.9881°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementBar-le-Duc
CantonRevigny-sur-Ornain
IntercommunalityRevigny sur Ornain
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Burgain
Area
1
19.32 km2 (7.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,931
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55427 /55800
Elevation134–182 m (440–597 ft)
(avg. 146 m or 479 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

The Chée, a tributary of the Saulx, forms part of the commune's north-western border.

The Ornain, another tributary of the Saulx, flows southwestward through the middle of the commune and crosses the village.

See also

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