Chaumont, Haute-Marne

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Chaumont Hôtel de Ville.jpg
Chaumont town hall
Coat of arms of Chaumont
Coat of arms
Chaumont is located in France
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haute-Marne
Arrondissement Chaumont
Canton Chief town of 3 cantons
Intercommunality Pays chaumontais
Mayor Christine Guillemy
Elevation 247–416 m (810–1,365 ft)
(avg. 332 m/1,089 ft)
Land area1 55.3 km2 (21.4 sq mi)
Population2 22,560  (2013)
 - Density 408 /km2 (1,060 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 52121/ 52000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 48°06′42″N 5°08′20″E / 48.1116666667°N 5.13888888889°E / 48.1116666667; 5.13888888889

Chaumont is a commune of France, and the capital (or prefecture) of the Haute-Marne department in the Grand Est region.

Geography[change | change source]

The city of Chaumont is on the Langres plateau on the geographical centre of the Haute-Marne department in northeast France. It is along the Marne (river) river.

It has an area of 55.3 km2 (21.4 sq mi).[1] Its average altitude is 332 m (1,089 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 290 m (950 ft).[2]

Chaumont and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Chaumont

The commune of Chaumont is surrounded by the communes Condes, Treix, Chamarandes-Choignes, Laville-aux-Bois, Biesles, Verbiesles, Neuilly-sur-Suize, Richebourg, Semoutiers-Montsaon, Villiers-le-Sec and Jonchery.

Two rivers flow through the city: the Suize to the west and the Marne to the east.

Population[change | change source]

The city of Chaumont has a population, in 2013, of 22,560; its population density is of 408 inhabitants/km2.[1]

The inhabitants of Chaumont are known, in French, as Chaumontais (women: Chaumontaises).[3]

Twin cities[change | change source]

Chaumont is twinned with:

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Commune de Chaumont (52121) - Comparateur de territoire" (in French). Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  2. "The city of Chaumont". Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  3. "Chaumont" (in French). Retrieved 10 December 2016.

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