|Community association||Ouest Vosgien|
|surface||17.57 km 2|
|Residents||1,706 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||97 inhabitants / km 2|
Monumental cross in Châtenois, Monument historique
Châtenois is a French commune with 1,706 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the Vosges department in the Grand Est region (until 2015 Lorraine ). It belongs to the Arrondissement Neufchâteau and the canton Mirecourt (until 2015: canton Châtenois ). The inhabitants are called Castinia .
Châtenois is located about 50 kilometers south-southwest of Nancy . The Vair flows through the municipality . Châtenois is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Courcelles-sous-Châtenois and Balléville in the north, Viocourt in the northeast, Houécourt in the east, La Neuveville-sous-Châtenois in the southeast, Longchamp-sous-Châtenois and Darney-aux-Chênes in the south, Rouves-la -Chétive in the west and south-west and Vouxey and Dolaincourt in the north-west.
The A31 autoroute runs through the municipality .
The settlement was already known as Castinetum in Gallo-Roman times. For the Dukes of Lorraine, Châtenois was an important fortress in the Middle Ages.
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- monumental cross ( Croix de village ) from 1746, Monument historique
- Saint-Pierre church, old priory of a Benedictine abbey from 1069
There has been a lively exchange with a school in the German city of Heide in Schleswig-Holstein since 1991.
- Entry in the Base Mérimée of the Ministry of Culture. Retrieved October 26, 2015 (French).