|Community association||Pays Orne Moselle|
|surface||10.46 km 2|
|Residents||10,416 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||996 inhabitants / km 2|
Amnéville ( German Amenweiler , 1902-1919 and 1940-1944 Stahlheim , Lorraine Stolem ) is a French commune with 10,416 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region (before 2016 Lorraine ). The inhabitants call themselves Amnévillois .
The municipality of Amnéville is located about 15 kilometers south of Thionville on the German side of the former Franco-German language border , which ran just a few kilometers to the west, in the Orne Valley . The district of Malancourt La Montagne ( Malandshofen ) is ten kilometers west of the village.
The place was first mentioned in 1075 as Amerellivilla , belonged to the Duchy of Lorraine until 1766 and then to France. However, towards the end of the 19th century, the village had only sunk to a part of the small community of Gandrange .
The booming steel industry then practically led to a re-establishment of the place, the Rombacher Hüttenwerke built a workers' settlement on the site in 1900 , which became an independent community on June 15, 1902 under the name Stahlheim . After the area returned to France, the new municipal administration decided in January 1919 to call the place Amnéville again .
Since 1986 the community has been the location of nationally important spa and leisure facilities, such as B. the thermal baths Saint Eloy , Thermapolis and Villa Pompéi , which is why the place is also called Amnéville les Thermes . There is a concert hall with 12,000 seats, a ski hall with 650 m of slopes and a zoo . The community also has an 18-hole golf course and a casino to offer. The CSO Amnéville is based in the city.
A history museum tries the history of Malgré-nous trace - by force into the Wehrmacht occurred Alsace and Moselle French, who in the Russian Tambov were held. Another museum shows a collection of 230 bicycles and motorcycles on 1600 m².
- Source is a work of art on four high-voltage pylons on the power line from Amnéville to Montois.
Gandrange-Amnéville station is on the Saint-Hilaire-au-Temple-Hagondange railway line .
Sons and daughters
- Eitel-Friedrich Kentrat (1906–1974), German naval officer, comes from Stahlheim
- Patrick Battiston (* 1957), former French football player
- Homepage of the municipality of Amnéville (French)
- Amnéville Zoo in German and French