Vionville

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Vionville
The church in Vionville
The church in Vionville
Coat of arms of Vionville
Coat of arms
Location of Vionville
Vionville is located in France
Vionville
Vionville
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
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementMetz
CantonLes Coteaux de Moselle
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Val de Moselle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Millescamps
Area
1
9.65 km2 (3.73 sq mi)
Population
(1999)2
145
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57722 /57130
Elevation240–307 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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Attribution:

  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Vionville". Encyclopædia Britannica. 28 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 108.