Robert-Espagne

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

On 29 August 1944, the 3rd Panzergenadier Division of the German Wehrmacht massacred 86 inhabitants of this and the three neighboring villages of Beurey-sur-Saulx, Couvonges and Mognéville. This is also referred to as the Massacre de la vallée de la Saulx.

Robert-Espagne
Skyline of Robert-Espagne
Location of Robert-Espagne
Robert-Espagne is located in France
Robert-Espagne
Robert-Espagne
Robert-Espagne is located in Grand Est
Robert-Espagne
Robert-Espagne
Coordinates: 48°44′41″N 5°01′59″E / 48.7447°N 5.0331°ECoordinates: 48°44′41″N 5°01′59″E / 48.7447°N 5.0331°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementBar-le-Duc
CantonRevigny-sur-Ornain
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Bar-le-Duc
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Luc Fleurant
Area
1
7.33 km2 (2.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
867
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55435 /55000
Elevation155–233 m (509–764 ft)
WebsiteSite Officiel de la Commune
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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