Hambach, Moselle

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Hambach
The church in Hambach
The church in Hambach
Coat of arms of Hambach
Location of Hambach
Hambach is located in France
Hambach
Hambach
Hambach is located in Grand Est
Hambach
Hambach
Coordinates: 49°03′41″N 7°02′14″E / 49.0614°N 7.0372°E / 49.0614; 7.0372Coordinates: 49°03′41″N 7°02′14″E / 49.0614°N 7.0372°E / 49.0614; 7.0372
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementSarreguemines
CantonSarreguemines
IntercommunalityCA Sarreguemines Confluences
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Daniel Muller[1]
Area
1
17.6 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
2,875
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57289 /57910
Elevation213–281 m (699–922 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Hambach (Lorraine Franconian: Hombach) is a town and commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It belongs to the historic region of Lorraine and is close to Sarreguemines and the German border.

The major manufacturing plant of British company INEOS Automotive, who are building the Grenadier 4x4 is located in Hambach.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 1,887—    
1975 2,002+0.85%
1982 2,135+0.92%
1990 2,152+0.10%
1999 2,501+1.68%
2007 2,695+0.94%
2012 2,767+0.53%
2017 2,886+0.85%
Source: INSEE[3]

History[edit]

Because of its historically disputed location in Lorraine, Hambach switched several times between Germany and France.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE