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Avril is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in northeastern France. It is the site of the former Augustinian abbey of Saint-Pierremont.

Avril
Commune
The church in Avril
The church in Avril
Coat of arms of Avril
Coat of arms
Avril is located in France
Avril
Avril
Location within Grand Est region
Avril is located in Grand Est
Avril
Avril
Coordinates: 49°17′19″N 5°57′53″E / 49.2886°N 5.9647°E / 49.2886; 5.9647Coordinates: 49°17′19″N 5°57′53″E / 49.2886°N 5.9647°E / 49.2886; 5.9647
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Briey
Canton Pays de Briey
Intercommunality CC Pays Briey Jarnisy Orne
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Didier Dante
Area1 20.02 km2 (7.73 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,096
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 54036 /54150
Elevation 200–332 m (656–1,089 ft)
(avg. 302 m or 991 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.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962 488—    
1968 515+5.5%
1975 535+3.9%
1982 508−5.0%
1990 506−0.4%
1999 579+14.4%
2006 764+32.0%
2009 916+19.9%
2014 1,096+19.7%

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