Xertigny is a commune with 2787 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2011 ) in the department of Vosges in the Lorraine region. It is the main town ( chef-lieu ) of the canton in the Arrondissement Xertigny Epinal and a member municipality in the municipal association Voge vers les Rives de la Moselle.
- 5.1 Education
- 5.2 traffic
The approximately 50 km ², the municipality of the city Xertigny is on average 460 meters above sea level and extends to the high plateau of Voge, which is intersected by the valleys of small rivers Ruisseau l' Aitre and Ruisseau de Cone. The rivers drain to the upper Coney and thus belong to the river system Saône / Rhône. In the south of the municipal area the land rises to over 600 m. In this area, several ponds were created, of which the Etang of Motte's is the largest and includes nearly ten acres. North and east of Xertigny a 15 km ² spreading continuous large forest area. The Canal des Vosges leads west past Xertigny.
To Xertigny include the districts Amerey, Granges, La Gare, Le Charmois, La Regingotte, Le Bozet, Les Granges Richard and Moyenpal.
Neighboring communities of Xertigny are Uzemain and Hadol in the north, Raon -aux -Bois in the northeast, Bellefontaine in the east, Plombières- les- Bains in the south, La Chapelle- aux- Bois in the west and Charmois - l'Orgueilleux in the northwest.
Xertigny emerged from the camp Certinium on the Roman road of Bains -les- Bains to Baccarat. Already 730 is busy, for the year 1335 a management a church Sainte Walburge.
In the formation of the French municipalities Xertigny 1790 was one of the 60 main towns of the former canton Vosges. With the completion of the Viaduc de Granges, a 38 -meter high bridge, Xertigny received in 1861 a railway connection. 1865, the first brewery was established, which existed under the name of La Lorraine until 1966. The Château des brasseurs castle was built in 1888.
After the destruction of the Second World War, the church of Sainte - Walburge in Xertigny 1951 reconstructed. The stained glass by Gabriel Loire received new stained-glass windows, representing, among other things, Arnulf of Metz, Blaise of Sebaste and Jeanne d' Arc.
With 2787 inhabitants ( 1 January 2011) is Xertigny the largest municipality in the canton of the same name. After 1968 the population of the city decreased progressively with fluctuations.
Coat of arms
The coat of arms shows Xertignys in the colors of Lorraine coat of arms instead of three gestümmelten eagles in the oblique beams three cross anchors. The anchor shape symbolizes the X, the first letter of the city name.
- Château des brasseurs, now houses the city administration as well as a hotel
- Church Sainte- Walburge with painted church windows
- Viaduc de Granges, railway bridge in the village of Granges
Church Sainte- Walburge in Xertigny
Economy and infrastructure
In addition to many small craft and service companies in the district Moyenpal is a metal construction company ( Valentin SA) resident. The company TEMCA, which manufactures industrial goods made of polyester, epoxy, polyurethane and vinyl ester resin, also headquartered in Xertigny. Furthermore, stationed a brigade of the gendarmerie in the city.
Xertigny is school center for the surrounding communities. In the city is taught at five schools:
- Collège Camille Claudel
- École maternelle
- École primaire du Centre
- École d' Amerey
- École de Moyenpal
In Xertigny the Territory road crosses 3 ( Charmois - l'Orgueilleux - Remiremont ) the national road 434 ( Epinal Vesoul ). About Epinal in the north and Luxeuil -les- Bains in the south Xertigny is connected to the national road network. The Xertigny train station is about two kilometers west of the city center. He is on the railway line Nancy- Belfort, which is operated by the Company TER Lorraine.
- André Serot (1896-1948), French colonel and military observers to the United Nations
- Demangel Émile (1882-1968), French track cyclists, died in Xertigny. A street was named after him, and he is buried in the local cemetery.
- Commons: Xertigny - collection of images, videos and audio files
- City portrait (French)
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- Commune in the department of Vosges
- Place in Lorraine