Algrange

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Algrange
Commune
The church in Algrange
The church in Algrange
Coat of arms of Algrange
Coat of arms
Algrange is located in France
Algrange
Algrange
Location within Grand Est region
Algrange is located in Grand Est
Algrange
Algrange
Coordinates: 49°21′36″N 6°02′56″E / 49.36°N 6.0489°E / 49.36; 6.0489Coordinates: 49°21′36″N 6°02′56″E / 49.36°N 6.0489°E / 49.36; 6.0489
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Thionville
Canton Algrange
Intercommunality Val de Fensch
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Patrick Péron
Area1 6.96 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 6,273
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 57012 /57440
Elevation 221–405 m (725–1,329 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

Algrange (Lorraine Franconian: Oolgréngen/Algréngen, German: Algringen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 264—    
1800 200−24.2%
1806 217+8.5%
1836 334+53.9%
1841 341+2.1%
1861 357+4.7%
1866 335−6.2%
1871 367+9.6%
1875 364−0.8%
1880 404+11.0%
1885 1,151+184.9%
1890 1,943+68.8%
1895 2,382+22.6%
1900 5,230+119.6%
1905 7,575+44.8%
1910 9,475+25.1%
1914 11,500+21.4%
1921 6,947−39.6%
1926 9,528+37.2%
1931 10,175+6.8%
1936 7,953−21.8%
1946 7,877−1.0%
1954 8,417+6.9%
1962 9,163+8.9%
1968 8,658−5.5%
1975 7,658−11.6%
1982 6,767−11.6%
1990 6,325−6.5%
1999 6,198−2.0%
2006 6,326+2.1%
2009 6,364+0.6%

Personalities[edit]

  • Hervé Laborne (born 7 October 1946), electrical engineer and President of university.
  • Adolf Wagner (1 October 1890 - 12 April 1944) : Gauleiter of the Gau München-Oberbayern.
  • Josef Wagner (12 January 1899 – 22 April or 2 May 1945): Gauleiter of the Gau of Westphalia-South.

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