Barst

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Barst
Barscht
Commune
Château de Barst (Moselle).jpg
Coat of arms of Barst
Coat of arms
Barst is located in France
Barst
Barst
Coordinates: 49°04′06″N 6°50′02″E / 49.0683°N 6.8339°E / 49.0683; 6.8339Coordinates: 49°04′06″N 6°50′02″E / 49.0683°N 6.8339°E / 49.0683; 6.8339
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Forbach-Boulay-Moselle
Canton Freyming-Merlebach
Intercommunality Freyming-Merlebach
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno Neumann
Area1 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 566
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57052 /57450
Elevation 226–306 m (741–1,004 ft)
(avg. 287 m or 942 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.

Barst is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

The village is situated on the N56 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 332 —    
1968 349 +5.1%
1975 358 +2.6%
1982 392 +9.5%
1990 453 +15.6%
1999 483 +6.6%
2006 549 +13.7%
2009 558 +1.6%

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