Virming

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Virming
Commune
The church in Virming
The church in Virming
Coat of arms of Virming
Coat of arms
Virming is located in France
Virming
Virming
Location within Grand Est region
Virming is located in Grand Est
Virming
Virming
Coordinates: 48°56′46″N 6°45′06″E / 48.9461°N 6.7517°E / 48.9461; 6.7517Coordinates: 48°56′46″N 6°45′06″E / 48.9461°N 6.7517°E / 48.9461; 6.7517
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Le Saulnois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saulnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Pilmes
Area1 10.77 km2 (4.16 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 284
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57723 /57340
Elevation 221–266 m (725–873 ft)
(avg. 215 m or 705 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.

Virming (Lorraine Franconian Wirminge, German: Wirmingen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

History[edit]

Dependence of the ancient manor of Lorraine. Completely destroyed during the Thirty Years' War and resettled in 1656. Village claimant to 80% in 1944 and rebuilt in 1950.

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