Ménil-sur-Belvitte

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Ménil-sur-Belvitte
Belvitte à Ménil.jpg
Ménil-sur-Belvitte is located in France
Ménil-sur-Belvitte
Ménil-sur-Belvitte
Coordinates: 48°23′27″N 6°41′32″E / 48.3908°N 6.6922°E / 48.3908; 6.6922Coordinates: 48°23′27″N 6°41′32″E / 48.3908°N 6.6922°E / 48.3908; 6.6922
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Épinal
Canton Rambervillers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Renard
Area
 • Land1 8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 318
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 88301 / 88700
Elevation 272–384 m (892–1,260 ft)
(avg. 288 m or 945 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.

Ménil-sur-Belvitte is a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine in northeastern France.

Inhabitants are called Ménilois.

Geography[edit]

The village is equidistant between Rambervillers and Baccarat, approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) from each. The Belvitte which flows through the village is a tributary to the River Mortagne, which itself flows into the Meurthe.

Personalities[edit]

The distinguished organist Gaston Litaize 1901 - 1991 was born at Ménil-sur-Belvitte.

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