Art-sur-Meurthe

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Art-sur-Meurthe
Coat of arms of Art-sur-Meurthe
Coat of arms
Art-sur-Meurthe is located in France
Art-sur-Meurthe
Art-sur-Meurthe
Coordinates: 48°39′24″N 6°15′58″E / 48.6567°N 6.2661°E / 48.6567; 6.2661Coordinates: 48°39′24″N 6°15′58″E / 48.6567°N 6.2661°E / 48.6567; 6.2661
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton Tomblaine
Intercommunality Grand Nancy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Dessein
Area
 • Land1 11.47 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,294
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54025 / 54510
Elevation 195–268 m (640–879 ft)
(avg. 225 m or 738 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 807 —    
1968 849 +5.2%
1975 799 −5.9%
1982 814 +1.9%
1990 994 +22.1%
1999 1,109 +11.6%
2006 1,285 +15.9%
2009 1,294 +0.7%

In the past, inhabitants of Art-sur-Meurthe were known by their neighbours as haut-la-queue ("hoity-toitys").[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Graham Robb, The Discovery of France, p36, Picador (2007), ISBN 978-0-330-42761-6, citing Vital Collet "Sobriquets caractérisant les habitants de villages lorrains" in Le Pays lorrain, Nancy (1908), pp442-449 and Henri-Adolphe Labourasse, "Anciens us, coutumes, légendes, supersititions, préjugés, etc. du département de la Meuse" in Mémoires de la Société des lettres, sciences et art de Bar-le-Duc, 1902, pp3-225