Château-Rouge

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Château-Rouge
Eglise Chateau Rouge.JPG
Coat of arms of Château-Rouge
Coat of arms
Château-Rouge is located in France
Château-Rouge
Château-Rouge
Coordinates: 49°16′51″N 6°35′52″E / 49.2808°N 6.5978°E / 49.2808; 6.5978Coordinates: 49°16′51″N 6°35′52″E / 49.2808°N 6.5978°E / 49.2808; 6.5978
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Forbach-Boulay-Moselle
Canton Bouzonville
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Houve
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Bernard
Area1 4.32 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 179
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57131 /57320
Elevation 249–348 m (817–1,142 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

Château-Rouge (Lorraine Franconian: Roudendroff) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Previous names: Château Rouge ou Rothdorf (1793), Rothdorff (1794-1795), Châteaurouge (1801).

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