Bettviller

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Bettviller
Coat of arms of Bettviller
Coat of arms
Bettviller is located in France
Bettviller
Bettviller
Coordinates: 49°04′47″N 7°17′09″E / 49.0797°N 7.2858°E / 49.0797; 7.2858Coordinates: 49°04′47″N 7°17′09″E / 49.0797°N 7.2858°E / 49.0797; 7.2858
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Rohrbach-lès-Bitche
Intercommunality Rohrbach-lès-Bitche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Picard
Area
 • Land1 18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 838
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57074 / 57410
Elevation 252–376 m (827–1,234 ft)
(avg. 305 m or 1,001 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.

Bettviller is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-astern France.

It is mentioned for the first time in 1157, in the forms "Bedebur" and "Bedeviller" in 1496 (oratory). The current village was built in the 16th century.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 894 —    
1800 811 −9.3%
1806 1,017 +25.4%
1821 1,230 +20.9%
1836 1,110 −9.8%
1841 1,086 −2.2%
1861 1,055 −2.9%
1866 1,072 +1.6%
1872 1,056 −1.5%
1876 1,035 −2.0%
1881 980 −5.3%
1886 936 −4.5%
1891 935 −0.1%
1896 932 −0.3%
1901 939 +0.8%
1906 951 +1.3%
1911 968 +1.8%
1921 972 +0.4%
1926 960 −1.2%
1931 963 +0.3%
1936 946 −1.8%
1946 868 −8.2%
1954 809 −6.8%
1962 814 +0.6%
1968 826 +1.5%
1975 752 −9.0%
1982 729 −3.1%
1990 697 −4.4%
1999 741 +6.3%
2006 841 +13.5%
2009 838 −0.4%
Bettviller, old postcard

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