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Coat of arms of Erching
Coat of arms
Erching is located in France
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
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Bitche
Intercommunality CC du Pays de Bitche
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Emmanuel Breways
Area1 6.76 km2 (2.61 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 473
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57196 /57720
Elevation 268–392 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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