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Lunéville is a commune in the French région of Lorraine. It is a sous-préfecture of the Meurthe-et-Moselle département. Population (1999): 20,200. It is located in northeastern France on the Meurthe River.

History

The Treaty of Lunéville was signed there on February 9, 1801 between the French Republic and the Austrian Empire by Louis, Count Cobentzel, and Joseph Bonaparte.

Sights

The most important tourist attraction is the chateau which suffered serious damage when a fire broke out in January 2003. Lunéville is also known for its faïence industry. A 18th century palace here, a residence of Stanislaus I, was damaged during World War II.

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