Ville-sur-Lumes

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Ville-sur-Lumes
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Ville-sur-Lumes is located in France
Ville-sur-Lumes
Ville-sur-Lumes
Coordinates: 49°45′14″N 4°47′28″E / 49.7539°N 4.7911°E / 49.7539; 4.7911Coordinates: 49°45′14″N 4°47′28″E / 49.7539°N 4.7911°E / 49.7539; 4.7911
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Charleville-Mézières
Canton Villers-Semeuse
Intercommunality Balcons de la Meuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Copinne
Area1 3.10 km2 (1.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 470
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 08483 / 08440
Elevation 180–273 m (591–896 ft)
(avg. 256 m or 840 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.

Ville-sur-Lumes is a commune in the Ardennes department, and Champagne-Ardenne in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 225 —    
1968 244 +8.4%
1975 323 +32.4%
1982 371 +14.9%
1990 340 −8.4%
1999 373 +9.7%
2008 470 +26.0%

Housing[edit]

In 2007 there were 185 homes, 177 were the primary family home, 6 were second homes and 2 were unused. 181 were houses and 4 were apartments. Of the 177 primary dwellings, 137 were occupied by their owners, 34 were leased and occupied by tenants and 6 were assigned free of charge, 3 had two chambers, 21 had three, 60 had four rooms, and 93 had five or more. 156 houses had a parking lot. 66 households had a single car and 94 has two or more.

Economy[edit]

In 2007 the population of the working age was 295 people, 217 were active and 78 were inactive. Of the 217 active people 197 were employed (109 men and 88 women). 20 were unemployed (6 men and 14 women). Of the 78 inactive 34 were retired, 27 were students and 17 were classified as "other inactive". In 2007, a total of 13 establishments existed. One was a mining company, one was a manufacturer or other industrial, there were 5 construction companies, a trading company and an auto repair, a transport company, a service company, an entity of public administration and 2 companies classified as "other service activities." Of the 5 places of service to individuals in 2009, there was a painter, plasterer, two timber companies, a plumber, and a hairdresser. In 2000 there were three farms.

Geography[edit]

In the north of France, Ville-sur-Lumes is near the border with Belgium. Nearby towns include St. Lawrence, Lumes, Issancourt-et-Rumeli, Gernelle, The Grandville, Villers-Semeuse, Aiglemont and Vivier au Court.

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