Samogneux

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

Samogneux
Location of Samogneux
Samogneux is located in France
Samogneux
Samogneux
Samogneux is located in Grand Est
Samogneux
Samogneux
Coordinates: 49°15′20″N 5°20′20″E / 49.2556°N 5.3389°ECoordinates: 49°15′20″N 5°20′20″E / 49.2556°N 5.3389°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementVerdun
CantonBelleville-sur-Meuse
IntercommunalityGrand Verdun
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Addenet
Area
1
6.16 km2 (2.38 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
94
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55468 /55100
Elevation181–318 m (594–1,043 ft)
(avg. 215 m or 705 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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Since the Battle of Verdun in 1916, the village has had no permanent residents (official population: 0), as is the case with other destroyed villages in the region: Bezonvaux, Haumont-près-Samogneux, Louvemont-Côte-du-Poivre, Cumières-le-Mort-Homme and Fleury-devant-Douaumont.

From 1925 onwards, the mayorship of the town has been within one family, today held by Pierre Libert.

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

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