Place:Mars-la-Tour, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

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NameMars-la-Tour
TypeCommune
Coordinates49.1°N 5.9°E
Located inMeurthe-et-Moselle, France
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Mars-la-Tour is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in northeastern France.

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The Battle of Mars-La-Tour was fought on 16 August 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War near the town of Mars-la-Tour.

Mars-La-Tour also lends its name to a well-known carbonated non-champagne wine, which is marketed under the catchphrase "It's a drink".

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