|Residents||310.020 (Jan. 1, 2017)|
|Population density||52 inhabitants per km²|
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Location of the Aube in the
region Grand Est
The department in western Champagne borders on the Marne department in the north, the Haute-Marne department in the east, the Côte-d'Or department in the southeast, the Yonne department in the southwest and the Seine-et- department in the northwest . Marne .
While the Seine flows through the department from the south-east to the north-west, the eponymous Aube runs in the north-east and north of the department. To the east between Seine and Aube, the Forêt d'Orient Regional Nature Park stretches with the three man-made lakes Lac d'Orient , Lac du Temple and Lac Amance , which regulate the water levels of both rivers.
From 1960 to 2015 it was part of the Champagne-Ardenne region , which in 2016 became part of the Grand Est region.
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Like the whole of the Champagne-Ardenne region, the Aube département has a rather low population density compared to around 100 inhabitants per km² in the neighboring region of Lorraine or around 220 for Alsace . The most populous municipalities in this department are:
January 1, 2017
population / km²
- Dolmen des Grèves de Fraicul
- List of communes in the Aube department
- List of cantons in the Aube department
- List of associations of municipalities in the Aube department
- http://www.aube.fr/109-le-president.htm accessed on April 28, 2015