Moselle (depairtment)

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Moselle
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
KintraFraunce
RegionGrand Est
PrefecturMetz
SubprefectursChâteau-Salins
Forbach
Sarrebourg
Sarreguemines
Thionville
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilPhilippe Leroy
Area
 • Total6,216 km2 (2,400 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Tot1,046,873
 • Rank21st
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer57
Arrondissements5
Cantons27
Communes729
^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.