Dombasle-sur-Meurthe

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Dombasle-sur-Meurthe
Saint Basle church
Saint Basle church
Coat of arms of Dombasle-sur-Meurthe
Coat of arms
Dombasle-sur-Meurthe is located in France
Dombasle-sur-Meurthe
Dombasle-sur-Meurthe
Coordinates: 48°37′32″N 6°21′02″E / 48.6256°N 6.3506°E / 48.6256; 6.3506Coordinates: 48°37′32″N 6°21′02″E / 48.6256°N 6.3506°E / 48.6256; 6.3506
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton Saint-Nicolas-de-Port
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Pays du Sel et du Vermois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Blaise
Area
 • Land1 11.21 km2 (4.33 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 9,711
 • Population2 density 870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54159 / 54110
Elevation 203–320 m (666–1,050 ft)
(avg. 216 m or 709 ft)
Website http://www.ville-dombasle.fr/

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.

Dombasle-sur-Meurthe is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

History[edit]

Dombasle is one of the main production sites for sodium carbonate in the world, with a Solvay facility created in 1873.[1] The remains of the castle were destroyed in 1963.[2]

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