Munster, Moselle

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Munster
Commune
A general view of Munster
A general view of Munster
Coat of arms of Munster
Coat of arms
Munster is located in France
Munster
Munster
Location within Grand Est region
Munster is located in Grand Est
Munster
Munster
Coordinates: 48°54′58″N 6°54′24″E / 48.9161°N 6.9067°E / 48.9161; 6.9067Coordinates: 48°54′58″N 6°54′24″E / 48.9161°N 6.9067°E / 48.9161; 6.9067
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Le Saulnois
Intercommunality CC Saulnois
Government
 • Mayor Yves Kesseler
Area1 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 197
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57494 /57670
Elevation 217–248 m (712–814 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 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.

Munster (German: Münster, Lothringian: Minschder) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Munster, Moselle
Year196219681975198219901999
Population238238227243230197
From the year 1968 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Architecture[edit]

Saint Nicholas church

Notable buildings include the 13th-century Saint Nicholas Collegiate Roman Catholic church (collégiale Saint-Nicolas). Some of the church's features were replicated in the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colorado.

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