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This article is about the French commune. For the game, see Baccarat (card game). For other uses, see Baccarat (disambiguation).
Coat of arms of Baccarat
Coat of arms
Baccarat is located in France
Coordinates: 48°26′57″N 6°44′20″E / 48.4492°N 06.7389°E / 48.4492; 06.7389Coordinates: 48°26′57″N 6°44′20″E / 48.4492°N 06.7389°E / 48.4492; 06.7389
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Lunéville
Canton Baccarat
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Josette Renaux
 • Land1 13.53 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 4,652
 • Population2 density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54039 / 54120
Elevation 257–365 m (843–1,198 ft)
(avg. 275 m or 902 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Baccarat (IPA: [bakaʁa]; German: Burgambach) is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in northeastern France.


St. Remy church

In 1764, King Louis XV granted permission to the Bishop of Metz to establish a glassworks at Baccarat. The Baccarat crystalworks are world-famous for their glass and crystal artwork, and the Musée du Cristal, owned by the company, is Lorraine's biggest private museum.


Hotel de ville de Baccarat

The Church of Saint Rémy is notable for its artistic glass windows.

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Media related to Baccarat at Wikimedia Commons