Cernay-lès-Reims

Cernay-lès-Reims (French pronunciation: ​[sɛʁnɛ lɛ ʁɛ̃s], literally Cernay near Reims) is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

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The town hall in Cernay-lès-Reims
The town hall in Cernay-lès-Reims
Coat of arms of Cernay-lès-Reims
Location of Cernay-lès-Reims
Cernay-lès-Reims is located in France
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Cernay-lès-Reims
Cernay-lès-Reims is located in Grand Est
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Cernay-lès-Reims
Coordinates: 49°09′19″N 4°03′41″E / 49.1552°N 4.0615°E / 49.1552; 4.0615Coordinates: 49°09′19″N 4°03′41″E / 49.1552°N 4.0615°E / 49.1552; 4.0615
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMarne
ArrondissementReims
CantonReims-8
IntercommunalityCU Grand Reims
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrick Bedek
Area
1
16.49 km2 (6.37 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
1,438
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
51105 /51420
Elevation96–217 m (315–712 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Cernay-lès-Reims, along with the neighboring commune of Berru, is notable in the literature of paleontology as the site of a geologic formation (part of the Paris Basin) that has yielded a significant number of Paleocene-strata fossils.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ Simpson, George Gaylord (1936). "Census of Paleocene Mammals" (PDF). American Museum Novitates. American Museum of Natural History (848): 1–15. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  3. ^ Ladevèze, Sandrine; Missiaen, Pieter; Smith, Thierry (September 2010). "First Skull of Orthaspidotherium Edwardsi (Mammalia 'Condylarthra') from the Late Paleocene of Berru (France) and Phylogenetic Affinities of the Enigmatic European Family Pleuraspidotheriidae". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology / Taylor & Francis. 30 (5): 1559–1578. doi:10.1080/02724634.2010.501440. Retrieved April 2, 2013.