Achen, Moselle

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Achen
View of Achen
View of Achen
Coat of arms of Achen
Coat of arms
Location of Achen
Achen is located in France
Achen
Achen
Achen is located in Grand Est
Achen
Achen
Coordinates: 49°02′39″N 7°11′01″E / 49.0442°N 7.1836°E / 49.0442; 7.1836Coordinates: 49°02′39″N 7°11′01″E / 49.0442°N 7.1836°E / 49.0442; 7.1836
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementSarreguemines
CantonBitche
IntercommunalityPays de Bitche
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Laurent Schrub
Area
1
12.12 km2 (4.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
1,007
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57006 /57412
Elevation225–336 m (738–1,102 ft)
(avg. 255 m or 837 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Achen (Lorraine Franconian: Ache, German: Achen) is a commune in the Moselle department of the Grand Est administrative region in north-eastern France. The village belongs to the Pays de Bitche.

The Japanologist René Sieffert (1923–2004) was born in Achen

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006989—    
2007996+0.7%
2008998+0.2%
20091,009+1.1%
20101,010+0.1%
20111,010+0.0%
20121,011+0.1%
2013998−1.3%
2014999+0.1%
20151,003+0.4%
20161,007+0.4%

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