Pompey, Meurthe-et-Moselle

Pompey is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

Population (2012): 4,888. It is an industrial town (mainly steel industry), situated at the confluence of the rivers Moselle and Meurthe.

Pompey
The church in Pompey
The church in Pompey
Coat of arms of Pompey

Coat of arms
Location of Pompey
Pompey is located in France
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Pompey
Pompey is located in Grand Est
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Pompey
Coordinates: 48°46′08″N 6°07′42″E / 48.7689°N 6.1283°ECoordinates: 48°46′08″N 6°07′42″E / 48.7689°N 6.1283°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementNancy
CantonVal de Lorraine Sud
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Bassin de Pompey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Trogrlic
Area
1
8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,961
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54430 /54340
Elevation185–358 m (607–1,175 ft)
(avg. 196 m or 643 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Astronomy

Minor planet 18636 Villedepompey is named after the town.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Pasadena: NASA.

External links

Lucien Gasser

Adjutant Lucien Marcel Gasser was a French flying ace during World War I. He was a double ace, credited with ten confirmed aerial victories.

Pompeius (disambiguation)

Pompeius may refer to:

Many ancient Romans; see Pompeius

Characters in fictional works set in ancient Rome, including:Quintus Valerius Pompey

Gnaeus Pompey Magnus (character of Rome)Sextus Pompeius Festus, the grammarian usually known as Festus

Pompeius of Pavia (d. 290), Bishop of Pavia and saint

Pompeius (butterfly), a genus of butterfly in the grass skipper family

Pompey, Meurthe-et-Moselle, a town in France

The nickname of the city of Portsmouth in Hampshire, England, and the nickname of its principal football club, Portsmouth F.C.

Communes of the Meurthe-et-Moselle department

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