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Notre-Dame de l'Assomption
Notre-Dame de l'Assomption
Pargny-sur-Saulx is located in France
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Country France
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Department Marne
Arrondissement Vitry-le-François
Canton Thiéblemont-Farémont
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Leclere
Area1 12.44 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,010
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 51423 / 51340
Elevation 115–166 m (377–545 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 ft)
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.

Pargny-sur-Saulx is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

Pargny-sur-Saulx is known for its tiles, which are exported sometimes to Singapore, giving it the nickname "the city of the tiles". In addition the town is situated about 18 kilometres from Lac du Der-Chantecoq.

Names of the commune since its creation

In 1179 : Parni
In 1189 : Parneium
later : Parnenium
In 1232 : Pargneium
In 1240 : Pargny
In 1273 : Pargnei-sur-Saulx
In 1300 : Pargny
In 1397 : Parigny
In 1401 : Pargney
In 1508 : Parguy-sur-Saulx
In 1510 : Prygni
In 1546 : Perriguy
In 1571 : Parigny
In 1633 : Pargny-sur-saulx

The Church of Assomption-de-Notre-Dame

Apse and transept in a flamboyant style,with gargoyles to the south. 18th century nave.

Twin towns

Pargny-sur-Saulx is twinned with:

See also