For other uses, see Baccarat (disambiguation).
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|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Josette Renaux|
|• Land1||13.53 km2 (5.22 sq mi)|
|• 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.
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.
The Church of Saint Rémy is notable for its artistic glass windows.
Media related to Baccarat at Wikimedia Commons
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