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Coat of arms of Moselle
Coat of arms
Location of Moselle in France
Location of Moselle in France
CountryFrance
RegionLorraine
PrefectureMetz
(2 arrondissements:
Metz-Ville,
Metz-Campagne)
SubprefecturesBoulay-Moselle
Château-Salins
Forbach
Sarrebourg
Sarreguemines
Thionville
(2 arrondissements:
Thionville-Est,
Thionville-Ouest)
Government
 • President of the General CouncilPhilippe Leroy
Area
 • Total6,216 km2 (2,400 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,036,776
 • Rank20th
 • Density166.792/km2 (431.99/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department number57
Arrondissements9
Cantons51
Communes730
^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Moselle is a département in the east of France named after the Moselle River.

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