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Chapelle castrale
Chapelle castrale
Vaucouleurs is located in France
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Commercy
Canton Vaucouleurs
Intercommunality Val des Couleurs
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Gilles Varnier
Area1 39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,289
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 55533 / 55140
Elevation 242–372 m (794–1,220 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.

Vaucouleurs is a commune in the Meuse department of France, located approximately 300 km (190 mi) from Paris.

Joan of Arc stayed in Vaucouleurs for several months during 1428 and 1429 while she sought permission to visit the royal court of Charles VII of France.


  • Notable People 1
  • Twin towns 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Notable People

Twin towns

See also

External links

  • Official Site
  • Joan of Arc and Vaucouleurs
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