Doncourt-lès-Longuyon

Doncourt-lès-Longuyon (French pronunciation: ​[dɔ̃kuʁ lɛ lɔ̃ɡɥijɔ̃], literally Doncourt near Longuyon) is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
The church in Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
The church in Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
Coat of arms of Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
Location of Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
Doncourt-lès-Longuyon is located in France
Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
Doncourt-lès-Longuyon is located in Grand Est
Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
Doncourt-lès-Longuyon
Coordinates: 49°26′24″N 5°42′46″E / 49.44°N 5.7128°E / 49.44; 5.7128Coordinates: 49°26′24″N 5°42′46″E / 49.44°N 5.7128°E / 49.44; 5.7128
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementBriey
CantonMont-Saint-Martin
IntercommunalityCC Terre Lorraine du Longuyonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Didier Georges
Area
1
5.62 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
293
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54172 /54620
Elevation265–366 m (869–1,201 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HistoryEdit

 
Rohr meets the Emperor

During World War I the forest of Doncourt became a training ground for the German Sturm-Bataillon Nr. 5 (Rohr) commanded by Willy Rohr. The German Emperor Wilhelm II visited Rohr and his battalion on 14 August 1916.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.