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Coat of arms of Spicheren
Coat of arms
Spicheren is located in France
Coordinates: 49°11′33″N 6°58′09″E / 49.1925°N 6.9692°E / 49.1925; 6.9692Coordinates: 49°11′33″N 6°58′09″E / 49.1925°N 6.9692°E / 49.1925; 6.9692
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Forbach-Boulay-Moselle
Canton Stiring-Wendel
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Forbach Porte de France
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Jung
Area1 8.11 km2 (3.13 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,306
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57659 /57350
Elevation 220–357 m (722–1,171 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

Spicheren (German: Spichern) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

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