Saint-Dizier

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Saint-Dizier

Eglise Notre Dame Saint Dizier.JPG
Notre-Dame church, Saint-Dizier
Coat of arms of Saint-Dizier
Coat of arms
Saint-Dizier is located in France
Saint-Dizier
Administration
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haute-Marne
Arrondissement Saint-Dizier
Canton Saint-Dizier-1
Saint-Dizier-2
Saint-Dizier-3
Intercommunality Saint-Dizier, Der et Blaise
Mayor François Cornut-Gentille[1]
(2014–2020)
Statistics
Elevation 123–205 m (404–673 ft)
(avg. 164 m/538 ft)
Land area1 47.7 km2 (18.4 sq mi)
Population2 25,505  (2014)
 - Density 535 /km2 (1,390 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 52448/ 52100
Website www.saint-dizier.fr
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°38′21″N 4°57′09″E / 48.6392683°N 4.9524614°E / 48.6392683; 4.9524614

Saint-Dizier is a commune of France, and a subprefecture of the Haute-Marne department in the Grand Est region.

Geography[change | change source]

The city of Saint-Dizier is on the northern part of the Haute-Marne department in northeast France near the Meuse and the Marne departments.

It has an area of 47.7 km2 (18.4 sq mi).[2] Its average altitude is 164 m (538 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 143 m (469 ft).[3]

Distance from Saint-Dizier to other cities[4]
Paris Strasbourg Bordeaux Toulouse Montpellier Lyon Nantes Marseille
249 km (155 mi) 252 km (157 mi) 751 km (467 mi) 843 km (524 mi) 666 km (414 mi) 369 km (229 mi) 582 km (362 mi) 680 km (420 mi)
Saint-Dizier and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Saint-Dizier

The commune of Saint-Dizier is surrounded by the communes Trois-Fontaines-l'Abbaye, Chancenay, Bettancourt-la-Ferrée, Ancerville (Meuse department), Chamouilley, Eurville-Bienville, Troisfontaines-la-Ville, Humbécourt, Laneuville-au-Pont, Moëslains, Valcourt, Hallignicourt and Villiers-en-Lieu.

Two rivers flow through the city: the Ornel and the Marne. The city is at about 8 km (5.0 mi) from Lac du Der-Chantecoq, the largest man-made lake of Western Europe.

Climate[change | change source]

The Köppen climate classification type for the climate at Saint-Dizier is a "Marine West Coast Climate" and of the subtype "Cfb". The average amount of precipitation for the year is 1,450.3 mm (57.1 in) and the average temperature for the year is 11.2 °C (52.2 °F).[5]

Climate data for Saint-Dizier, France
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.1
(43)
7.6
(45.7)
11.7
(53.1)
15.4
(59.7)
19.7
(67.5)
22.8
(73)
25.5
(77.9)
25.1
(77.2)
20.8
(69.4)
16
(61)
10
(50)
6.6
(43.9)
15.61
(60.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.2
(37.8)
4
(39)
7.3
(45.1)
10.2
(50.4)
14.4
(57.9)
17.4
(63.3)
19.8
(67.6)
19.4
(66.9)
15.7
(60.3)
11.9
(53.4)
6.8
(44.2)
4
(39)
11.18
(52.12)
Average low °C (°F) 0.3
(32.5)
0.3
(32.5)
2.8
(37)
4.9
(40.8)
9.1
(48.4)
12
(54)
14.1
(57.4)
13.7
(56.7)
10.6
(51.1)
7.7
(45.9)
3.6
(38.5)
1.3
(34.3)
6.7
(44.06)
Rainfall mm (inches) 128.8
(5.071)
111.5
(4.39)
103.5
(4.075)
129.7
(5.106)
113.9
(4.484)
87.8
(3.457)
69.3
(2.728)
98.4
(3.874)
119.6
(4.709)
152.1
(5.988)
185.9
(7.319)
150.4
(5.921)
1,450.9
(57.122)
Source: Weatherbase.com [1]

Population[change | change source]

The inhabitants of Saint-Dizier are known, in French, as Bragards (women: Bragardes) or Bragars (women: Bragares).[6]

The city of Saint-Dizier has a population, in 2014, of 25,505; it is the commune of Haute-Marne with more people living in it, even more than Chaumont (22,560 inhabitants) that is the prefecture of the department. Its population density is of 535 inhabitants/km2.[2]

Evolution of the population in Saint-Dizier

Saint-Dizier forms, with other five communes, the urban area of Saint-Dizier with a population of 32,086 inhabitants (2014) and an area of 89.9 km2 (34.7 sq mi).[7] This urban area is the centre of the metropolitan area of Saint-Diziert, formed by 43 communes, with a population of 53,790 inhabitants (2014) and an area of 617.6 km2 (238.5 sq mi).[8]

Administration[change | change source]

Saint-Dizier is a subprefecture of the Haute-Marne department, the capital of the arrondissement of Saint-Dizier and the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of three cantons:

  • Saint-Dizier-1 formed by 10 communes and part of Saint-Dizier, with 12,406 inhabitants (2014).
  • Saint-Dizier-2 formed by a part of Saint-Dizier, with 11,674 inhabitants (2014).
  • Saint-Dizier-3 formed by 2 communes and part of Saint-Dizier, with 11,798 inhabitants (2014).

It is part of the intercommunality Saint-Dizier, Der et Blaise (French: Communauté d'agglomération Saint-Dizier, Der et Blaise).

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Le maire et les adjoints" (in French). Ville de Saint-Dizier. https://www.saint-dizier.fr/ville-agglo/ville-de-saint-dizier/conseil-municipal-et-elus/le-maire-et-les-adjoints.html. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Commune de Saint-Dizier (52448) - Comparateur de territoire" (in French). Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/1405599?geo=COM-52448. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  3. "The city of Saint-Dizier". Map-France.com. http://www.map-france.com/Saint-Dizier-52100/. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  4. "Saint-Dizier" (in French). Annuaire-Mairie.fr. http://www.annuaire-mairie.fr/ville-saint-dizier.html. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  5. "Saint-Dizier, France - Köppen Climate Classification". Weatherbase. http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather-summary.php3?s=598830&cityname=Saint-Dizier%2C+Champagne-Ardenne%2C+France&units=. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  6. "Saint-Dizier (52100)" (in French). habitants.fr. http://www.habitants.fr/saint-dizier/. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  7. "Unité urbaine de Saint-Dizier (00460)" (in French). Comparateur de territoire. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/1405599?geo=UU2010-00460. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  8. "Aire urbaine de Saint-Dizier (144)" (in French). Comparateur de territoire. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/1405599?geo=AU2010-144. Retrieved 11 July 2017.

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