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View from the citadel
View from the citadel
Coat of arms of Bitche
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
41.13 km2 (15.88 sq mi)
 • Density 128.057/km2 (331.67/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57230 /57089
Elevation 249–432 m (817–1,417 ft)
(avg. 290 m or 950 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bitche is a commune in the Lorraine region in northeastern France. About 5,000 people live there.

It is known for its large citadel. The surrounding area is known as le Pays de Bitche ("Land of Bitche") and Bitscherland in German.

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