Rahling

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Rahling
Coat of arms of Rahling
Coat of arms
Rahling is located in France
Rahling
Rahling
Coordinates: 48°59′34″N 7°12′55″E / 48.9928°N 7.2153°E / 48.9928; 7.2153Coordinates: 48°59′34″N 7°12′55″E / 48.9928°N 7.2153°E / 48.9928; 7.2153
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Bitche
Intercommunality CC du Pays de Bitche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jérôme Gross
Area1 21.3 km2 (8.2 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 788
 • Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57561 /57410
Elevation 234–366 m (768–1,201 ft)
(avg. 242 m or 794 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.

Rahling (German: Rahlingen, Lorraine Franconian: Rahlinge) 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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