Illange

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Illange
The town hall in Illange
The town hall in Illange
Coat of arms of Illange
Coat of arms
Location of Illange
Illange is located in France
Illange
Illange
Illange is located in Grand Est
Illange
Illange
Coordinates: 49°19′35″N 6°10′44″E / 49.3264°N 6.1789°E / 49.3264; 6.1789Coordinates: 49°19′35″N 6°10′44″E / 49.3264°N 6.1789°E / 49.3264; 6.1789
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementThionville
CantonYutz
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération Portes de France-Thionville
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Perlati
Area
1
5.65 km2 (2.18 sq mi)
Population
(1999)2
2,130
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57343 /57970
Elevation155–221 m (509–725 ft)
(avg. 178 m or 584 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.

Illange (German: Illingen; Lorraine Franconian: Illéng/Illéngen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It adjoins Thionville.

The Fort d'Illange, a pre-World War I German fortification, is located just to the north of the town, and is operated as an open-air museum.

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