Contrexéville

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Contrexéville
Commune
Rotonde et galeries - Contrexéville 2.jpg
Coat of arms of Contrexéville
Coat of arms
Contrexéville is located in France
Contrexéville
Contrexéville
Coordinates: 48°11′06″N 5°53′46″E / 48.185°N 5.896°E / 48.185; 5.896Coordinates: 48°11′06″N 5°53′46″E / 48.185°N 5.896°E / 48.185; 5.896
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Neufchâteau
Canton Vittel
Intercommunality CC Terre d'eau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Arnauld Salvini
Area1 14.96 km2 (5.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,731
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 88114 /88140
Elevation 324–442 m (1,063–1,450 ft)
(avg. 344 m or 1,129 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.
Place des fontaines in Contrexéville

Contrexéville is a commune of north-eastern France, in the Vosges département. Inhabitants are called Contrexévillois.

The reputation of Contrexéville as a health resort dates from 1864, when development began by a company, the Société des Eaux de Contrexéville.[1]

Main sights

Twin towns

Contrexéville is twinned with:

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Chisholm 1911, p. 45.

References

  • INSEE
  • Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Contrexéville". Encyclopædia Britannica. 7 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 45. 

External links

  • Town council website
  • Tourism office of Contrexéville


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