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Shortest & Longest Village Names

Longest French Village Name


Shortest French Village Name 

I love driving through France and seeing all the fascinating names of towns and villages.  They come in all shapes and sizes.

Have you ever wondered which villages hold the record for the shortest and longest names?  Well, wonder no more .. 

The French village with longest name can be found in the Marne département in north eastern France.  

I feel sorry for the 560 inhabitants who need to grapple with this every time they fill out their address!  The name of their quaint village is:


And the lucky folk who must zip through writing their address live in the Somme in northern France.  The shortest town name is:


Yes, that's it .. just the single letter - Y.


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