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Ornes

Ornes
Ornes Ruines de l'église.JPG
Ruins of the Ornes church

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Ornes
Ornes

Coordinates: 49°15′13″N 5°28′21″E / 49.2536°N 5.4725°E / 49.2536; 5.4725Coordinates: 49°15′13″N 5°28′21″E / 49.2536°N 5.4725°E / 49.2536; 5.4725

Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Verdun
Canton Charny-sur-Meuse
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Charny-sur-Meuse
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Charles Saint-Vanne
Area
 • Land1 18.52 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2
 • Population2 density 0.11/km2 (0.28/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 55394 / 55150
Elevation 209–372 m (686–1,220 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.

Ornes is a commune in the Meuse department in Lorraine in north-eastern France. The village is one of the nine French villages destroyed in the First World War and one of six that was never rebuilt. It's now a memorial place.

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