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View of the village and the valley of the Falkensteinerbach
View of the village and the valley of the Falkensteinerbach
Coat of arms of Philippsbourg
Coat of arms
Philippsbourg is located in France
Location within Grand Est region
Philippsbourg is located in Grand Est
Coordinates: 48°59′N 7°34′E / 48.98°N 7.57°E / 48.98; 7.57Coordinates: 48°59′N 7°34′E / 48.98°N 7.57°E / 48.98; 7.57
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Bitche
Intercommunality CC du Pays de Bitche
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Droval
Area1 23.71 km2 (9.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 550
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 57541 /57230
Elevation 205–510 m (673–1,673 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.

Philippsbourg (German: Philippsburg, Lorraine Franconian: Phillipsburch, Alsatian: Phillipsbueri) is a commune in the Moselle department of the Grand Est administrative region in north-eastern France.

The village belongs to the Pays de Bitche and to the Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park.

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