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Abbaye Saint-Sixte de Rettel.jpg
Rettel is located in France
Coordinates: 49°26′37″N 6°19′43″E / 49.4436°N 6.3286°E / 49.4436; 6.3286Coordinates: 49°26′37″N 6°19′43″E / 49.4436°N 6.3286°E / 49.4436; 6.3286
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Thionville
Canton Bouzonville
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Trois Frontières
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Schwenck
Area1 6.89 km2 (2.66 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 684
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57576 /57480
Elevation 145–300 m (476–984 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

Rettel is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

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