Moselle (depairtment)

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Moselle
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin of the Moselle depairtment, in Metz
Prefectur biggin of the Moselle depairtment, in Metz
Coat o airms o Moselle
Coat o airms
Location o Moselle in Fraunce
Location o Moselle in Fraunce
Coordinates: 49°02′02″N 6°39′43″E / 49.03389°N 6.66194°E / 49.03389; 6.66194Coordinates: 49°02′02″N 6°39′43″E / 49.03389°N 6.66194°E / 49.03389; 6.66194
Kintra Fraunce
Region Grand Est
Prefectur Metz
Subprefecturs Château-Salins
Forbach
Sarrebourg
Sarreguemines
Thionville
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Philippe Leroy
Aurie1
 • Total 6,216 km2 (2,400 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Tot 1,046,873
 • Rank 21st
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 57
Arrondissements 5
Cantons 27
Communes 729
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Moselle (French pronunciation: ​[mɔ.zɛl]) is a depairtment in the east o Fraunce named efter the river Moselle.