Pourquoi Chalons sur Marne est devenu Chalons en Champagne ?
Vive Châlons-en-Champagne ! Lorsque les provinces sont supprimées à la Révolution, le nom de Châlons-en-Champagne est considéré comme dangereux car il se réfère à une ancienne structure féodale. La ville prend alors le nom de Châlons qui devient Châlons-sur-Marne vers 1850.
What is the history of Châlons-sur-Marne?
- Formerly called Châlons-sur-Marne, in 1998, the city reverted to its original name and in 2007 was classified a “City of Art and History”. It has long been a major economic hub in northern Europe having a strategic location on the river Marne.
Where is Châlons-en-Champagne located?
- Châlons-en-Champagne (French pronunciation: [ʃɑlɔ̃ ɑ̃ ʃɑ̃paɲ]) is a city in the Grand Est region of France. It is the capital of the department of Marne, despite being only a quarter the size of the city of Reims. Formerly called Châlons-sur-Marne, the city was officially renamed in 1998.
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