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Flag of the General Council of Meurthe-et-Moselle - Image by Jaume Ollé
Traditional province: Lorraine
Bordering departments: Meuse, Moselle, Vosges
Bordering countries: Belgium (province of Luxembourg), Luxembourg
Area: 5,241 km2
Population (1995): 716,200 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Briey, Lunéville, Toul
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 41 cantons, 587 communes.
The department is named after the rivers Meurthe (170 km) and Moselle (550 km), tributary of Rhine.