Belles-Forêts

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Belles-Forêts
Commune
Coat of arms of Belles-Forêts
Coat of arms
Belles-Forêts is located in France
Belles-Forêts
Belles-Forêts
Coordinates: 48°48′23″N 6°53′34″E / 48.8064°N 6.8928°E / 48.8064; 6.8928Coordinates: 48°48′23″N 6°53′34″E / 48.8064°N 6.8928°E / 48.8064; 6.8928
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Sarrebourg
Intercommunality Pays de Fénétrange
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Duval
Area1 26.57 km2 (10.26 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 253
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57086 /57930
Elevation 215–290 m (705–951 ft)
(avg. 230 m or 750 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.

Belles-Forêts is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
This commune was created in 1973 by the fusion of: Angviller-lès-Bisping, Bisping and Desseling (till 1986).


Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 274 —    
1968 280 +2.2%
1975 231 −17.5%
1982 227 −1.7%
1990 242 +6.6%
1999 238 −1.7%
2006 260 +9.2%
2009 253 −2.7%

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