Dabo, Moselle

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Dabo
Commune
The rock of Dabo, seen from the village
The rock of Dabo, seen from the village
Coat of arms of Dabo
Coat of arms
Dabo is located in France
Dabo
Dabo
Location within Grand Est region
Dabo is located in Grand Est
Dabo
Dabo
Coordinates: 48°39′15″N 7°14′16″E / 48.6542°N 7.2378°E / 48.6542; 7.2378Coordinates: 48°39′15″N 7°14′16″E / 48.6542°N 7.2378°E / 48.6542; 7.2378
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Phalsbourg
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Phalsbourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joseph Weber
Area1 48.12 km2 (18.58 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,780
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 57163 /57850
Elevation 236–945 m (774–3,100 ft)
(avg. 660 m or 2,170 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.

Dabo (German: Dagsburg) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

History[edit]

Previous names:[1] Dasburch (1188), Dasburg (1189) Dagesburg (1227), Tagesburg (1239), Dagespurg (1313), Dachspurg (1576).
An informal Franco-German summit between President Mitterrand and Chancellor Kohl took place in Dabo July 19, 1983.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 2,993—    
1968 3,008+0.5%
1975 2,982−0.9%
1982 2,913−2.3%
1990 2,789−4.3%
1999 2,780−0.3%
2006 2,663−4.2%
2010 2,625−1.4%
Dabo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionnaire géographique de la Meurthe - Henri Lepage

See also[edit]