Vionville

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Vionville
Commune
The church in Vionville
The church in Vionville
Coat of arms of Vionville
Coat of arms
Vionville is located in France
Vionville
Vionville
Location within Grand Est region
Vionville is located in Grand Est
Vionville
Vionville
Coordinates: 49°05′34″N 5°56′55″E / 49.0928°N 5.9486°E / 49.0928; 5.9486Coordinates: 49°05′34″N 5°56′55″E / 49.0928°N 5.9486°E / 49.0928; 5.9486
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Metz
Canton Les Coteaux de Moselle
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Val de Moselle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Millescamps
Area1 9.65 km2 (3.73 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 145
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57722 /57130
Elevation 240–307 m (787–1,007 ft)
(avg. 291 m or 955 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.

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

The battle of Vionville (Rezonville or Mars-la-Tour) was fought here on 16 of August 1870 between the French and the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War.[1]

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