Griesheim-sur-Souffel

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Griesheim-sur-Souffel
Griesheim-sur-Souffel is located in France
Griesheim-sur-Souffel
Griesheim-sur-Souffel
Coordinates: 48°38′08″N 7°40′04″E / 48.6356°N 7.6678°E / 48.6356; 7.6678Coordinates: 48°38′08″N 7°40′04″E / 48.6356°N 7.6678°E / 48.6356; 7.6678
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Truchtersheim
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Wunenburger
Area
 • Land1 4.19 km2 (1.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,167
 • Population2 density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67173 / 67370
Elevation 142–192 m (466–630 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.

Griesheim-sur-Souffel is a commune in the Bas-Rhin département in Alsace in north-eastern France. It is positioned about 8 kilometers to the northwest of the city centre of Strasbourg.

Griesheim-sur-Souffel is one of the nineteen member communes of the Community of Communes of the Kochersberg.

It is important to distinguish between Griesheim-sur-Souffel and Griesheim-près-Molsheim, a slightly larger village positioned, as it name indicates, a short distance from Molsheim. The two Griesheims are less than twenty kilometres (twelve miles) apart.

The Souffel stream runs by the village's border with its neighbour village of Dingsheim.

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