Bettviller

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Bettviller
A depiction of Bettviller in 1904
A depiction of Bettviller in 1904
Coat of arms of Bettviller
Coat of arms
Location of Bettviller
Bettviller is located in France
Bettviller
Bettviller
Bettviller is located in Grand Est
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
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementSarreguemines
CantonBitche
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Bitche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Picard
Area
1
18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
857
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57074 /57410
Elevation252–376 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.

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
YearPop.±%
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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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