Place:Meaux, Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, France

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NameMeaux
Alt namesIatinumsource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) p 402
Latinumsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 993
Meldisource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 993
TypeCommune
Coordinates48.967°N 2.9°E
Located inMeaux, Seine-et-Marne, France
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located east-northeast from the center of Paris.

Meaux is a subprefecture (sous-préfecture) of the Seine-et-Marne department. In France, a subprefecture is the chef-lieu (the seat or administrative capital) of an arrondissement: Meaux is the subprefecture of the arrondissement of Meaux. It is also the chef-lieu of two other smaller administrative land divisions: the cantons of Meaux-Nord and Meaux-Sud. Finally, since its creation in 2003, Meaux is the center and the main town of an agglomeration community, the Communauté d'agglomération du Pays de Meaux.

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