Vionville

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Vionville
Eglise Vionville.JPG
Vionville is located in France
Vionville
Vionville
Coordinates: 49°05′34″N 5°56′55″E / 49.0928°N 5.9486°E / 49.0928; 5.9486Coordinates: 49°05′34″N 5°56′55″E / 49.0928°N 5.9486°E / 49.0928; 5.9486
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Metz-Campagne
Canton Ars-sur-Moselle
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Val de Moselle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Millescamps
Area1 9.65 km2 (3.73 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 145
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57722 / 57130
Elevation 240–307 m (787–1,007 ft)
(avg. 291 m or 955 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.

Vionville is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

The battle of Vionville (Rezonville or Mars-la-Tour) was fought here on 16 of August 1870 between the French and the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Attribution