Erching

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Erching
Commune
The church in Erching
The church in Erching
Coat of arms of Erching
Coat of arms
Erching is located in France
Erching
Erching
Location within Grand Est region
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
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Bitche
Intercommunality CC du Pays de Bitche
Government
 • 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 UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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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