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, close to the city of Nancy.

History[edit]

Dombasle is one of the main production sites for sodium carbonate in the world, as Solvay created there in 1873 one of its oldest production plant. This sodium bicarbonate production plant is a key economic actor in Nancy region.[1] The remains of the castle were destroyed in 1963.[2][3]

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