Apach

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Apach
Apach Lorraine France 20090902.jpg
Coat of arms of Apach
Coat of arms
Apach is located in France
Apach
Apach
Coordinates: 49°27′34″N 6°22′32″E / 49.4594°N 6.3756°E / 49.4594; 6.3756Coordinates: 49°27′34″N 6°22′32″E / 49.4594°N 6.3756°E / 49.4594; 6.3756
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Thionville-Est
Canton Sierck-les-Bains
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Rollinger
Area1 3.35 km2 (1.29 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 963
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57026 / 57480
Elevation 145–365 m (476–1,198 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

Apach is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in northeastern France.

Apach is 2 km (1.2 mi) from Sierck-les-Bains, 25 km (16 mi) from Thionville, and 50 km (31 mi) from Metz. It is on the border of Germany and Luxembourg, the municipalities just across the border being Perl in Germany and Schengen in Luxembourg.

A natural reserve for orchids is located along the limestone hillsides, of which there are a lot in this town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 799 —    
1968 841 +5.3%
1975 848 +0.8%
1982 864 +1.9%
1990 798 −7.6%
1999 813 +1.9%
2006 899 +10.6%
2009 963 +7.1%

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