Munster, Moselle

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Coat of arms of Munster
Coat of arms
Munster is located in France
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
 • 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.


Historical population of Munster, Moselle
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 238 238 227 243 230 197
From the year 1968 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


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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