Virming

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Virming
Virming is located in France
Virming
Virming
Coordinates: 48°56′46″N 6°45′06″E / 48.9461°N 6.7517°E / 48.9461; 6.7517Coordinates: 48°56′46″N 6°45′06″E / 48.9461°N 6.7517°E / 48.9461; 6.7517
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Château-Salins
Canton Canton of Albestroff
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saulnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Pilmes
Area1 10.77 km2 (4.16 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 284
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57723 / 57340
Elevation 221–266 m (725–873 ft)
(avg. 215 m or 705 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.

Virming (Lorraine Franconian Wirminge) is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

History[edit]

Dependence of the ancient manor of Lorraine. Completely destroyed during the Thirty Years' War and resettled in 1656. Village claimant to 80% in 1944 and rebuilt in 1950.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "French Wikipedia"