Ars-sur-Moselle

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Ars-sur-Moselle
The river and a section of aqueduct in Ars-sur-Moselle
The river and a section of aqueduct in Ars-sur-Moselle
Coat of arms of Ars-sur-Moselle
Coat of arms
Location of Ars-sur-Moselle
Ars-sur-Moselle is located in France
Ars-sur-Moselle
Ars-sur-Moselle
Ars-sur-Moselle is located in Grand Est
Ars-sur-Moselle
Ars-sur-Moselle
Coordinates: 49°04′44″N 6°04′30″E / 49.0789°N 6.075°E / 49.0789; 6.075Coordinates: 49°04′44″N 6°04′30″E / 49.0789°N 6.075°E / 49.0789; 6.075
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementMetz
CantonLes Coteaux de Moselle
IntercommunalityMetz Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Bruno Valdevit
Area
1
11.6 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,732
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57032 /57130
Elevation165–344 m (541–1,129 ft)
(avg. 174 m or 571 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ars-sur-Moselle (German: Ars an der Mosel) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

History[edit]

Ars-sur-Moselle was a part of Germany, in the imperial territory of Alsace-Lorraine,[2] from 1871 to 1918, it was called Ars-an-der-Mosel in German.

Sights[edit]

The town has a handsome Roman Catholic church. In the vicinity are the remains of a Roman aqueduct, which formerly spanned the valley.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 1,171—    
1800 1,189+1.5%
1806 1,230+3.4%
1821 1,307+6.3%
1836 1,451+11.0%
1841 1,453+0.1%
1861 5,016+245.2%
1866 5,860+16.8%
1872 5,371−8.3%
1876 5,708+6.3%
1881 5,989+4.9%
1886 4,638−22.6%
1891 3,310−28.6%
1896 2,624−20.7%
1901 4,081+55.5%
1906 3,769−7.6%
1911 3,538−6.1%
1921 2,756−22.1%
1926 3,274+18.8%
1931 3,868+18.1%
1936 3,526−8.8%
1946 2,524−28.4%
1954 3,547+40.5%
1962 5,182+46.1%
1968 5,393+4.1%
1975 5,469+1.4%
1982 5,039−7.9%
1990 5,084+0.9%
1999 5,001−1.6%
2006 4,603−8.0%
2009 4,789+4.0%
2015 4,720−1.4%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Ars-an-der-Mosel". Encyclopædia Britannica. 2 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 650.