Frouard

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Frouard
Canalside Graffiti
Canalside Graffiti
Coat of arms of Frouard
Coat of arms
Location of Frouard
Frouard is located in France
Frouard
Frouard
Frouard is located in Grand Est
Frouard
Frouard
Coordinates: 48°45′36″N 6°07′55″E / 48.76°N 6.1319°E / 48.76; 6.1319Coordinates: 48°45′36″N 6°07′55″E / 48.76°N 6.1319°E / 48.76; 6.1319
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementNancy
CantonVal de Lorraine Sud
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Bassin de Pompey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Grandbastien
Area
1
13.38 km2 (5.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,642
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54215 /54390
Elevation180–368 m (591–1,207 ft)
(avg. 215 m or 705 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Frouard is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in the region of Grand Est, north-eastern France. It is located 10 km north of Nancy near the confluence of the Moselle and Meurthe. It is noted for its Medieval mill; and was latterly a steel industry centre. It is today mainly known as an inland port, and rail/waterway node on the French Waterway Network.

Frouard is joined by a bridge to Pompey on the opposite bank of the Moselle.

Batterie de l'Eperon

Astronomy[edit]

Minor planet 18635 Frouard is named after the town.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Pasadena: NASA.