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Verzenay is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

Verzenay
Commune
View over Verzenay with the lighthouse in the background
View over Verzenay with the lighthouse in the background
Verzenay is located in France
Verzenay
Verzenay
Coordinates: 49°09′33″N 4°08′46″E / 49.1592°N 4.1461°E / 49.1592; 4.1461Coordinates: 49°09′33″N 4°08′46″E / 49.1592°N 4.1461°E / 49.1592; 4.1461
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Reims
Canton Verzy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Vesle-Montagne de Reims
Government
 • Mayor Jacques Gragé
Area1 10.62 km2 (4.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,076
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51613 /51360
Elevation 86–283 m (282–928 ft)

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.

ChampagneEdit

The village's vineyards are located in the Montagne de Reims subregion of Champagne, and are classified as Grand Cru (100%) in the Champagne vineyard classification.

Verzenay is the location of Phare de Verzenay, a "Lighthouse" (Phare) which houses a Champagne museum.

See alsoEdit