Uckange

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Uckange
Uckange - Town hall - 1.jpg
Uckange is located in France
Uckange
Uckange
Coordinates: 49°18′11″N 6°09′21″E / 49.3031°N 6.1558°E / 49.3031; 6.1558Coordinates: 49°18′11″N 6°09′21″E / 49.3031°N 6.1558°E / 49.3031; 6.1558
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Thionville-Ouest
Canton Florange
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Val de Fensch
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Léonardi
Area
 • Land1 5.56 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 7,905
 • Population2 density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57683 / 57270
Elevation 150–190 m (490–620 ft)
(avg. 157 m or 515 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.

Uckange (Lorraine Franconian: Ickéng/Ickéngen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France. The inhabitants are called Uckangeois.

Notable residents[edit]

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate in area is mild with few extremes of temperature and ample precipitation in all months. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate). Many areas have rainfall more than 150 days per year, although the precipitation is often of low intensity. Fog is common in autumn and winter, but thunderstorms are infrequent. Strong gales with high winds may be encountered in winter. Temperatures in the winter tend to be mild, while summer temperatures are moderate.[1]

Climate data for Uckange, France
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4
(39)
6
(42)
11
(52)
15
(59)
19
(66)
22
(71)
24
(75)
23
(73)
20
(68)
14
(58)
8
(47)
5
(41)
14.3
(57.6)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(27)
−2
(28)
1
(33)
3
(37)
7
(44)
10
(50)
12
(53)
11
(52)
9
(49)
5
(41)
2
(35)
0
(32)
4.6
(40.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 58
(2.3)
56
(2.2)
43
(1.7)
48
(1.9)
74
(2.9)
74
(2.9)
64
(2.5)
94
(3.7)
81
(3.2)
56
(2.2)
64
(2.5)
80
(3)
792
(31)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

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