Lorraine

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Lorraine (German: Lothringen) is a former administrative region in the northeast of France. It is now part of the administrative region of Grand Est. In 2012, the population was 2,356,600.

Lorraine's capital was Metz.

The most important population centres were Nancy and Metz, with about 300,000 people each, followed by Thionville, with about 130,000. Other important cities were Epinal and Bar-le-Duc.

The departments in the region were Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle, and Vosges.

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