Schœneck

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For the castle, see Château de Schœneck.
Schœneck
Coat of arms of Schœneck
Coat of arms
Schœneck is located in France
Schœneck
Schœneck
Coordinates: 49°13′14″N 6°55′29″E / 49.2206°N 6.9247°E / 49.2206; 6.9247Coordinates: 49°13′14″N 6°55′29″E / 49.2206°N 6.9247°E / 49.2206; 6.9247
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Forbach-Boulay-Moselle
Canton Forbach
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Forbach Porte de France
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Fellinger
Area1 4.06 km2 (1.57 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,790
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57638 /57350
Elevation 207–281 m (679–922 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

Schœneck (French pronunciation: ​[ʃœnɛk]; German: Schöneck) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is located in the Warndt Basin, and is a border town with Germany, wedged between Stiring-Wendel and Saarbrücken.

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