Baccarat, Meurthe-et-Moselle

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Baccarat
Skyline of Baccarat
Baccarat is located in France
Baccarat
Baccarat
Location within Grand Est region
Baccarat is located in Grand Est
Baccarat
Baccarat
Coordinates: 48°26′57″N 6°44′20″E / 48.4491667°N 06.738888°E / 48.4491667; 06.738888Coordinates: 48°26′57″N 6°44′20″E / 48.4491667°N 06.738888°E / 48.4491667; 06.738888
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementLunéville
CantonBaccarat
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel le Paige
Area
1
13.53 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)2
4,746
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54039 /54120
Elevation257–365 m (843–1,198 ft)
(avg. 275 m or 902 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.

Baccarat is a town in the Meurthe-et-Moselle area in northeastern France.

Crystal[change | change source]

St. Remy church

In 1764, King Louis the fifteenth allowed to the Bishop of Metz to start a glass factory at Baccarat. The Baccarat crystalworks are famous for their glass and crystal artwork, and the Musée du Cristal, owned by the company, is Lorraine's biggest private museum.

Sights[change | change source]

Hotel de ville de Baccarat

The Church of Saint Rémy is well known for its artistic glass windows.

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