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Metz, Missouri

Metz is a village in Vernon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 49 at the 2010 census, at which time it was a town. Geography Metz is located at (37.996913, -94.443746). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of, all of it land. Demographics As of 2000 the median income for a household in the town was $9,063, and the median income for a family was $18,000. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $10,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $6,940. There were 33.3% of families and 41....

Fortifications of Metz

The Fortifications of Metz, a city in northeastern France, are extensive, due to the city's strategic position near the border of France and Germany. After the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, the area was annexed by the newly created German Empire in 1871 by the Treaty of Frankfurt and became a Reichsland. The German Army decided to build a fortress line from Mulhouse to Luxembourg to protect their new territories. The centerpiece of this line was the great Moselstellung, between Metz and Thionville, in Lorraine....

Siege of Metz (1870)

The Siege of Metz lasting from 19 August – 27 October 1870 was fought during the Franco-Prussian War and ended in a decisive Prussian victory. History After being defeated at the Battle of Gravelotte, Marshal Bazaine retreated into the defenses of Metz. There he was besieged by the Prussian Second Army led by Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia on 19 August. The French attempted to break the siege first at Noiseville and again at Bellevue but were repulsed each time....

Metz Cathedral

Saint-Étienne de Metz (French for "Saint-Stephen of Metz"), also known as Metz Cathedral, is a historic Roman Catholic cathedral in Metz, capital of Lorraine, France. Saint-Étienne de Metz is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metz and the seat of the Bishop of Metz, currently Pierre Raffin. The cathedral treasury exhibits the millennium rich collection of the Bishopric of Metz, including paraments and items used for the Eucharist. Saint-Stephen of Metz has one of the highest naves in the world....

Roman Catholic Diocese of Metz

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Metz is a Diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in France. In the Middle Ages it was in effect an independent state (prince-bishopric), part of the Holy Roman Empire, ruled by the prince-bishop who had the ex officio title of count. It was annexed to France by King Henry II in 1552; this was recognized by the Holy Roman Empire in the Peace of Westphalia of 1648. It then was part of the province of the Three Bishoprics. Since 1801 the Metz diocese is a public-law corporation of cult (établissement public du culte)....

Metz & Co

is a department store in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, founded in 1740 by Mozes Samuels who sold his company to his three sons in 1794. has the right to display the Dutch royal coat of arms with the legend 'By Royal Warrant Purveyor to the Royal Household' since 1815. To celebrate its 150th anniversary in 1890 the store moved to a new location on the Leidsestraat, where the company is still located. One of the first designers was Paul Bromberg (1893-1949), he became famous as a author and promotor of Decorative Arts and Interior Design....

Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport

Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport or Aéroport de Metz–Nancy–Lorraine is an airport serving the Lorraine région of France. It is located in Goin, 16.5 km southeast of Metz, (both communes of the Moselle département) and north of Nancy (a commune of Meurthe-et-Moselle). It opened to the public on October 28, 1991 and replaced Nancy–Essey and Metz–Frescaty airports. Infrastructure The airport is open 24/7. The runway was lengthened to 3050 m and refurbished in mid-2006 to be able to handle all types of large aircraft....

Metzudat Koach

The Metzudat Koach Memorial (also Nabi Yusha fort) commemorates 28 soldiers who died during the 1948 conquest of a strategically important fort. The fort and observation point is located in the Upper Galilee, close to the tomb of Nabi Yusha. Its name, Koach, has a double meaning: in gematria it corresponds to 28 (the number of fallen soldiers), and the Hebrew word "כח" meaning "strength". The Metzudat Koach memorial is currently part of the Israel National Trail, while the fort serves as an Israel Border Police base....

Paul Verlaine University – Metz

Paul Verlaine University – Metz (Université Paul Verlaine - Metz, or UPV-M) was a French university, based in Metz. It merged with Nancy-I, Nancy-II, and the INPL forming the University of Lorraine. The merger process started in 2009 with the creation of a "pôles de recherche et d'enseignement supérieur" or PRES and was completed 1 January 2012....

Metz, Indiana

Metz is an unincorporated town in York Township, Steuben County, Indiana. Geography Metz is located at the intersection of roads 800 E and 200 S, at . History In 1836, Fayette Barron was the first settler at the crossroads that would become Metz. The village of Metz reached its heyday during the late 19th and early 20th century. By 1885, the village had two dry goods and several other retail shops, a saw mill and a flouring mill, a hotel, post office, various craftsman, and four physicians....

Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole: The Opéra-Théatre de Metz Métropole is an 750-seat opera house and theatre located on the Petit-Saulcy island in Metz, capital of the Lorraine region, France. It is the oldest opera house working i...

Canton of Beaumetz-lès-Loges: The Canton of Beaumetz-lès-Loges is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France. Geography The canton is organized around Beaumet...

Battle of Metz: The Battle of Metz was a three-month battle fought between the United States Army and the German Army during World War II. It took place at the city of Metz following the Allied breakout after the Nor...

Museums of Metz: The Museums of Metz (Musées de Metz), in Metz, France, were founded in 1839. They are also known as the Golden Courtyard Museums, in reference to the palace of Austrasia's kings in Metz, whose build...

Jardin botanique de Metz: The Jardin botanique de Metz, also known as the Jardin botanique de la Ville de Metz, is a botanical garden located at 27 ter, rue du Pont-à-Mousson, Montigny-lès-Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France. I...

Centre Pompidou-Metz: The Centre Pompidou Metz is a museum of modern and contemporary arts located in Metz, capital of Lorraine, France. It is a branch of Pompidou arts centre of Paris, and features semi-permanent and temp...

Metz, Wisconsin: Metz is an unincorporated community in Waushara, and Winnebago counties. Metz is located 6.5 miles south of Fremont, in the towns of Bloomfield, and Wolf River....

Toul-Croix De Metz Airfield: For the Cold War United States Air Force base, see: Toul-Rosières Air Base Toul-Croix De Metz Airfield is a former military airfield which is located approximately 1 mile northeast of Toul (Départ...

Metzudat Ze'ev: Metzudat Ze'ev (lit. "Ze'ev's fortress / stronghold") is an office building located on 38 King George Street in Tel-Aviv, Israel. It is also known as Beit Jabotinsky (lit. "Jabotinsky's House") or so...

Arsenal de Metz: The Arsenal Concert Hall is a cultural venue dedicated specially to Classical and Erudite musics and located near the Esplanade garden in Metz, capital of the Lorraine region, France. The Arsenal is h...

Metzgar Nunatak: Metzgar Nunatak is a nunatak rising to about south of Tollefson Nunatak in the Yee Nunataks, Palmer Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U....

Metzendorf-Woxdorf head burial: The Metzendorf-Woxdorf head of burial is the Neolithic burial of a single human skull that was found in 1958 in the Seevetal district of Woxdorf, in Harburg, in Lower Saxony. The find is currently th...

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