Créhange is located in France
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Boulay-Moselle
Canton Faulquemont
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du District urbain de Faulquemont
Mayor François Lavergne
Elevation 232–388 m (761–1,273 ft)
(avg. 325 m/1,066 ft)
Land area1 10.46 km2 (4.04 sq mi)
Population2 3,891  (1999)
 - Density 372 /km2 (960 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57159/ 57690
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.

Coordinates: 49°03′49″N 6°34′58″E / 49.0636111111°N 6.58277777778°E / 49.0636111111; 6.58277777778

Ruin of the castle of Créhange

Créhange (German: Kriechingen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

It has a population of 3900 (as of 1999).

Until 1793, Créhange was the capital of the County of Kriechingen, a state of the Holy Roman Empire.

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