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Battle Name : Niel

Date(s) : 17 July 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the First Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Spanish]

Type of battle : Land


Although French losses were much greater than the Spanish they forced a Spanish withdrawal. The next action between these two forces was over the Spanish border.


A village in south central France about 10 miles south of Perpignan and 8 miles from the Mediterranean coast. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,400 (11.67%)

Coalition Forces [Spanish]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
162 (1.08%)