Roppeviller

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Roppeviller
Commune
The Altschloss
The Altschloss
Coat of arms of Roppeviller
Coat of arms
Roppeviller is located in France
Roppeviller
Roppeviller
Location within Grand Est region
Roppeviller is located in Grand Est
Roppeviller
Roppeviller
Coordinates: 49°06′10″N 7°30′34″E / 49.1028°N 7.5094°E / 49.1028; 7.5094Coordinates: 49°06′10″N 7°30′34″E / 49.1028°N 7.5094°E / 49.1028; 7.5094
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarreguemines
Canton Bitche
Intercommunality CC du Pays de Bitche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Braunecker
Area1 13.77 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 140
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57594 /57230
Elevation 257–451 m (843–1,480 ft)
(avg. 260 m or 850 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.

Roppeviller (German: Roppweiler, Lorraine Franconian: Roppwiller) 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.

A path from the village runs up to the Altschlossfelsen rocks, a popular walking destination, on the hill of Brechenberg on the German side of the border.

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