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The Altschloss
The Altschloss
Coat of arms of Roppeviller
Coat of arms
Roppeviller is located in France
Location within Grand Est region
Roppeviller is located in Grand Est
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
 • 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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