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Villerupt (pronounced [vilʁy]; Luxembourgish: Weller) is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.[2]

Villerupt
The old festival hall in Villerupt
The old festival hall in Villerupt
Coat of arms of Villerupt
Coat of arms
Location of Villerupt
Villerupt is located in France
Villerupt
Villerupt
Villerupt is located in Grand Est
Villerupt
Villerupt
Coordinates: 49°28′11″N 5°55′43″E / 49.4697°N 5.9286°E / 49.4697; 5.9286Coordinates: 49°28′11″N 5°55′43″E / 49.4697°N 5.9286°E / 49.4697; 5.9286
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementBriey
CantonVillerupt
Chef-lieu
IntercommunalityPays Haut Val d'Alzette
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2013) Alain Casoni
Area
1
6.56 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
9,755
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
 • Urban
14 493
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54580 /54190
Elevation309–442 m (1,014–1,450 ft)
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

A festival takes place in the commune each year during October-November time.[3]

Notable people from VilleruptEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Site officiel de la Mairie de Villerupt". www.mairie-villerupt.fr (in French). Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  3. ^ "Festival du Film Italien de Villerupt". www.festival-villerupt.com. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
 
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