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The church in Grostenquin
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Centre mosellan|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Patrick Seichepine|
|Area1||21.77 km2 (8.41 sq mi)|
|• Density||26/km2 (68/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|INSEE/Postal code||57262 /57660|
226–306 m (741–1,004 ft) |
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.
Localities of the commune: Béning, Bertring, Hingsange, Linstroff.
Population (1999): 569.
A Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) base, RCAF Station Grostenquin, was located here from 1952–1964. After the departure of the RCAF, the airport was closed by the French. The facilities is still used by the French Armed Forces for military exercises.
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