Spicheren

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Spicheren
Commune
A war memorial in Spicheren
A war memorial in Spicheren
Coat of arms of Spicheren
Coat of arms
Spicheren is located in France
Spicheren
Spicheren
Location within Grand Est region
Spicheren is located in Grand Est
Spicheren
Spicheren
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
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementForbach-Boulay-Moselle
CantonStiring-Wendel
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Forbach Porte de France
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Jung
Area18.11 km2 (3.13 sq mi)
Population (2006)23,306
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code57659 /57350
Elevation220–357 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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