Landres

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Landres
Landres is located in France
Landres
Landres
Coordinates: 49°19′20″N 5°48′21″E / 49.3222°N 5.8058°E / 49.3222; 5.8058Coordinates: 49°19′20″N 5°48′21″E / 49.3222°N 5.8058°E / 49.3222; 5.8058
Country France
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Briey
Canton Audun-le-Roman
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Bassin de Landres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Ceccato
Area1 8.04 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 930
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54295 / 54970
Elevation 280–346 m (919–1,135 ft)
(avg. 305 m or 1,001 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.

Landres is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France. From 1871 to 1918 the location of this village was fairly close to the border with the German Empire. The community was occupied by Germany during the First World War, and was within the German zone of military occupation during the Second World War.

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