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Rumigny is a commune in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region in northern France.

Rumigny
Commune
Cour des Prés chateau
Cour des Prés chateau
Coat of arms of Rumigny
Coat of arms
Rumigny is located in France
Rumigny
Rumigny
Location within Grand Est region
Rumigny is located in Grand Est
Rumigny
Rumigny
Coordinates: 49°48′33″N 4°16′02″E / 49.8092°N 4.2672°E / 49.8092; 4.2672Coordinates: 49°48′33″N 4°16′02″E / 49.8092°N 4.2672°E / 49.8092; 4.2672
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Charleville-Mézières
Canton Signy-l'Abbaye
Intercommunality Thiérache Ardennaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Brogniet
Area1 17.38 km2 (6.71 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 377
 • Density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 08373 /08290

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.

It lies near Rozoy-sur-Serre, 12 km (7.5 mi) from Mon Idée on the border with Belgium, at the junction of routes D877 and D977.

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PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962503—    
1968522+3.8%
1975472−9.6%
1982440−6.8%
1990378−14.1%
1999368−2.6%
2008377+2.4%

PersonalitiesEdit

Rumigny was the birthplace of the astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.

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