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Champagene-Ardenne

CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE   Administrative region in east central France, formed in 1960 from the territory of the departments of the Ardennes, Marne, Haute-Marne and Aube.   Its capital is Châlons-sur-Marne.   It is 12th in area but 18th in population of the 22 … Continue reading

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Brienne

BRIENNE The Count of Brienne was one of the Seven Peers of Champagne in eastern France (Brienne-le-Chateau and Brienne-la-Ville are in the valley of the Aube, a tributary of the Seine, northwest of Bar-sur-Aube, and ENE of Troyes). The last … Continue reading

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Bar-sur-Seine

BAR-SUR-SEINE Medieval County, named from its capital, a town which is now in the Department of the Aube in east central France, southeast of Troyes. It belonged to the Duchy of Burgundy in the 10th century, passing by marriage to … Continue reading

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Aube

AUBE The Département de l’Aube (10) is in east central France, lying to the southeast of Paris.   The Seine flows generally north-north-westwards across its centre, while the River Aube itself lies to the east, roughly parallel to the Seine, until … Continue reading

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