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Baccarat
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Coat of arms of Baccarat
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Lunéville
Canton Baccarat
Area
1
13.53 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
4,746
 • Density 350.78/km2 (908.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54039 /54120
Elevation 257–365 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.

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

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St-Remy Baccarat
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.

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Baccarat mairie
Hotel de ville de Baccarat

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

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