Lorquin

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Lorquin
The chapel in Lorquin
The chapel in Lorquin
Coat of arms of Lorquin
Coat of arms
Location of Lorquin
Lorquin is located in France
Lorquin
Lorquin
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
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementSarrebourg-Château-Salins
CantonPhalsbourg
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes des Deux Sarres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Demange
Area
1
8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population
(2010)2
1,310
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57414 /57790
Elevation260–341 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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