Bettviller

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Not to be confused with Bettwiller.
Bettviller
Coat of arms of Bettviller
Coat of arms
Bettviller is located in France
Bettviller
Bettviller
Coordinates: 49°04′47″N 7°17′09″E / 49.0797°N 7.2858°E / 49.0797; 7.2858Coordinates: 49°04′47″N 7°17′09″E / 49.0797°N 7.2858°E / 49.0797; 7.2858
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Bitche
Intercommunality CC du Pays de Bitche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Picard
Area1 18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 838
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57074 /57410
Elevation 252–376 m (827–1,234 ft)
(avg. 305 m or 1,001 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.

Bettviller (German: Bettweiler) is a commune in the Moselle department of the Grand Est administrative region in north-eastern France.

The village belongs to the Pays de Bitche. It is mentioned for the first time in 1157, in the forms "Bedebur" and "Bedeviller" in 1496 (oratory). The present village was built in the 16th century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 894 —    
1800 811 −9.3%
1806 1,017 +25.4%
1821 1,230 +20.9%
1836 1,110 −9.8%
1841 1,086 −2.2%
1861 1,055 −2.9%
1866 1,072 +1.6%
1872 1,056 −1.5%
1876 1,035 −2.0%
1881 980 −5.3%
1886 936 −4.5%
1891 935 −0.1%
1896 932 −0.3%
1901 939 +0.8%
1906 951 +1.3%
1911 968 +1.8%
1921 972 +0.4%
1926 960 −1.2%
1931 963 +0.3%
1936 946 −1.8%
1946 868 −8.2%
1954 809 −6.8%
1962 814 +0.6%
1968 826 +1.5%
1975 752 −9.0%
1982 729 −3.1%
1990 697 −4.4%
1999 741 +6.3%
2006 841 +13.5%
2009 838 −0.4%
Bettviller, old postcard

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