Farébersviller

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Farébersviller
The church in Farébersviller
The church in Farébersviller
Coat of arms of Farébersviller
Coat of arms
Location of Farébersviller
Farébersviller is located in France
Farébersviller
Farébersviller
Farébersviller is located in Grand Est
Farébersviller
Farébersviller
Coordinates: 49°06′56″N 6°51′52″E / 49.1156°N 6.8644°E / 49.1156; 6.8644Coordinates: 49°06′56″N 6°51′52″E / 49.1156°N 6.8644°E / 49.1156; 6.8644
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementForbach-Boulay-Moselle
CantonFreyming-Merlebach
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Freyming-Merlebach
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Kleinhentz
Area
1
6.88 km2 (2.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,578
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57207 /57450
Elevation219–321 m (719–1,053 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Farébersviller (Lorraine Franconian: Fareewerschwiller/Ewerschwiller; German: Pfarrebersweiler) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

It is located only 3 km from the German border.

Location[edit]

Farébersviller lies at the heart of the coalfield between 3 major cities that are Forbach Sarreguemines and Saint-Avold.

The municipality consists of 2 very different entities that are the village, the original place to the south and the city, created from 1954 by the Houillères du Bassin de Lorraine (HBL) to accommodate a large number of miners working in the Valley the Rosselle nearby.

Administration[edit]

Since 1989 the mayor of the municipality is Laurent Kleinhentz.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of Farébersviller
(Source: INSEE[2])
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population8 4528 0017 7837 1226 8356 2796 020
From the year 1968 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Sites and monuments[edit]

Religious Buildings[edit]

  • The church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
  • The church of Sainte-Thérèse
  • The chapel of Saint-Antoine
  • El-Hijra Mosque with minaret

Cultural structures[edit]

  • Good Fountain Square and the local art house in the village
  • Social Center St-Exupery
  • Center François Rabelais

Sports equipment[edit]

  • Complex Marcel Cerdan
  • COSEC
  • Small Gym
  • Tennis Stadium
  • Soccer Stadium
  • Archery

Personalities associated with the municipality[edit]

Twinnings[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Farébersviller on the INSEE website". Archived from the original on 2007-10-10. Retrieved 2009-03-04.

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