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Coat of arms of Sainte-Marie-aux-Chênes
Coat of arms
Sainte-Marie-aux-Chênes is located in France
Coordinates: 49°11′32″N 6°00′11″E / 49.1922°N 6.0031°E / 49.1922; 6.0031Coordinates: 49°11′32″N 6°00′11″E / 49.1922°N 6.0031°E / 49.1922; 6.0031
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Metz
Canton Rombas
Intercommunality Pays Orne-Moselle
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marcel Klammers
Area1 10.19 km2 (3.93 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,328
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57620 /57255
Elevation 205–323 m (673–1,060 ft)
(avg. 290 m or 950 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.

Sainte-Marie-aux-Chênes is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Coat of arms[edit]

The town's name means "Saint Mary at the oaks" in French, and the town's coat of arms can be described as canting: Azure an oak tree eradicated or, between two letters S and M of the last.

See also[edit]

Communes of the Moselle department