Algrange

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Algrange
Eglise Algrange.jpg
Coat of arms of Algrange
Coat of arms
Algrange is located in France
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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
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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