Gorze

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Gorze
Ancienne mairie Gorze.jpg
Coat of arms of Gorze
Coat of arms
Gorze is located in France
Gorze
Gorze
Coordinates: 49°03′14″N 5°59′56″E / 49.054°N 5.999°E / 49.054; 5.999Coordinates: 49°03′14″N 5°59′56″E / 49.054°N 5.999°E / 49.054; 5.999
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Metz
Canton Les Coteaux de Moselle
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Val de Moselle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Hoffmann
Area1 17.94 km2 (6.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,278
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57254 /57680
Elevation 169–356 m (554–1,168 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.

Gorze is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Sites and monuments[edit]

Gorze Abbey was confiscated as public property during the French Revolution; it has since been restored and utilised for a variety of public uses.

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