Lorquin

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Lorquin
Commune
The chapel in Lorquin
The chapel in Lorquin
Coat of arms of Lorquin
Coat of arms
Lorquin is located in France
Lorquin
Lorquin
Location within Grand Est region
Lorquin is located in Grand Est
Lorquin
Lorquin
Coordinates: 48°40′12″N 6°59′51″E / 48.67°N 6.9975°E / 48.67; 6.9975Coordinates: 48°40′12″N 6°59′51″E / 48.67°N 6.9975°E / 48.67; 6.9975
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Phalsbourg
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Deux Sarres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Demange
Area1 8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 1,310
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57414 /57790
Elevation 260–341 m (853–1,119 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.

Lorquin (German: Lörchingen, Lorraine Franconian: Lëëschinge) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

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