Dabo, Moselle

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Dabo
Dabo et Rocher de Dabo.jpg
Coat of arms of Dabo
Coat of arms
Dabo is located in France
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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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
Year Pop. ±%
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]