Erching

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Erching
The church in Erching
The church in Erching
Coat of arms of Erching
Coat of arms
Location of Erching
Erching is located in France
Erching
Erching
Erching is located in Grand Est
Erching
Erching
Coordinates: 49°06′43″N 7°15′50″E / 49.1119°N 7.2639°E / 49.1119; 7.2639Coordinates: 49°06′43″N 7°15′50″E / 49.1119°N 7.2639°E / 49.1119; 7.2639
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementSarreguemines
CantonBitche
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Bitche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Emmanuel Breways
Area
1
6.76 km2 (2.61 sq mi)
Population
(1999)2
473
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57196 /57720
Elevation268–392 m (879–1,286 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 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.

Erching (German: Erchingen, Lorraine Franconian: Erschinge) is a commune in the Moselle department of the Grand Est administrative region in north-eastern France.

The village belongs to the Pays de Bitche and to the Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park.

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