Bassing

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Bassing
Coat of arms of Bassing
Coat of arms
Bassing is located in France
Bassing
Bassing
Coordinates: 48°52′10″N 6°48′09″E / 48.8694°N 6.8025°E / 48.8694; 6.8025Coordinates: 48°52′10″N 6°48′09″E / 48.8694°N 6.8025°E / 48.8694; 6.8025
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Le Saulnois
Intercommunality Saulnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Schweitzer
Area1 6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 133
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57053 /57260
Elevation 220–283 m (722–928 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 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.

Bassing (German: Bessingen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

History[edit]

Previous names:[1] Bessingen (1267), Bassigen (1267), Bessing (1553), Bensingen (1594), Bestingen (1665).

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 129 —    
1968 139 +7.8%
1975 123 −11.5%
1982 108 −12.2%
1990 132 +22.2%
1999 142 +7.6%
2006 133 −6.3%
2009 133 +0.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kunst und Alterthum in Elsass-Lothringen - Franz Xaver Kraus