Administration Country France Region Lorraine Department Vosges Arrondissement Neufchâteau Canton Coussey Intercommunality Pays de Jeanne Mayor Daniel Coince Statistics Elevation 268–407 m (879–1,335 ft)
(avg. 270 m/890 ft)
Land area1 8.99 km2 (3.47 sq mi) Population2 155 (2006) - Density 17 /km2 (44 /sq mi) INSEE/Postal code 88154/ 88630 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.
Domrémy is positioned along the upper Meuse valley to the north of Coussey. The village land includes a small wooded hill to the west of the houses, which rises to a height of 407 m, known as the Domrémy Wood. This overlooks the small adjacent settlement of Les Roises.
This village was exempted from taxes in 1429 by Charles VII, the French claimant to the throne. Joan of Arc had requested this, as she felt that taxes exploited her villagers. Moreover, Charles wished to do a good deed for her successful efforts in fighting the English during the Hundred Years' War. However after the French Revolution Domrémy was required to pay taxes.
Historical population of Domrémy-la-Pucelle 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 210 225 222 199 182 167 155
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