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Title: Bettviller  
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Subject: 12th Armored Division (United States), Achen, Moselle, Achain, Aboncourt-sur-Seille, Aboncourt, Moselle
Collection: Communes of Moselle
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Coat of arms of Bettviller
Coat of arms
Bettviller is located in France
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Rohrbach-lès-Bitche
Intercommunality Rohrbach-lès-Bitche
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Picard
Area1 18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 838
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57074 / 57410
Elevation 252–376 m (827–1,234 ft)
(avg. 305 m or 1,001 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.

Bettviller (German: Bettweiler) is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

It is mentioned for the first time in 1157, in the forms "Bedebur" and "Bedeviller" in 1496 (oratory). The current village was built in the 16th century.


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