Arracourt

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Arracourt
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Arracourt is located in France
Arracourt
Arracourt
Coordinates: 48°43′28″N 6°32′02″E / 48.7244°N 6.5339°E / 48.7244; 6.5339Coordinates: 48°43′28″N 6°32′02″E / 48.7244°N 6.5339°E / 48.7244; 6.5339
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Lunéville
Canton Arracourt
Intercommunality Pays du Sânon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Ginette Marchand
Area
 • Land1 17.41 km2 (6.72 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 246
 • Population2 density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54023 / 54370
Elevation 215–335 m (705–1,099 ft)
(avg. 228 m or 748 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.

Arracourt is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in northeastern France.

History[edit]

The battle of Arracourt was a World War II clash of U.S. and German armored forces near Arracourt during September 18–29, 1944.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1836 1,000 —    
1962 362 −63.8%
1968 321 −11.3%
1975 259 −19.3%
1982 215 −17.0%
1990 259 +20.5%
1999 234 −9.7%
2009 246 +5.1%

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