Hampont

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Hampont
Coat of arms of Hampont
Coat of arms
Hampont is located in France
Hampont
Hampont
Coordinates: 48°50′11″N 6°34′58″E / 48.8364°N 6.5828°E / 48.8364; 6.5828Coordinates: 48°50′11″N 6°34′58″E / 48.8364°N 6.5828°E / 48.8364; 6.5828
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Le Saulnois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saulnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Boue
Area1 11.23 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 212
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57290 /57170
Elevation 207–321 m (679–1,053 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

Hampont is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

History[edit]

TheSS-Obergruppenführer Theodor Eicke (1892–1943) was born here in 1892.

The town was formally known by the German name Hudingen between 1915–18 and Hüdingen over 1940 and 1944.

See also[edit]