Innenheim

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Innenheim
Innenheim is located in France
Innenheim
Innenheim
Coordinates: 48°29′46″N 7°34′23″E / 48.4961°N 7.5731°E / 48.4961; 7.5731Coordinates: 48°29′46″N 7°34′23″E / 48.4961°N 7.5731°E / 48.4961; 7.5731
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Obernai
Intercommunality Pays de Sainte-Odile
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alphonse Koenig
Area1 6.24 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,038
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67223 / 67880
Elevation 148–182 m (486–597 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.

Innenheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

Among speakers of the local language, the village is often called "Enle" or "Inle" according to the speaker's accent. The suffix "..le" is an Alsatian affectionate diminutive, and equivalent to "..lein" in modern high German.

Geography[edit]

The village is positioned between Strasbourg and Obernai. To the north-west of the commune there is an access junction with the principal north-south autoroute in Alsace, the Autoroute A35

The economy is based on small traders and agriculture.

Landmarks[edit]

The wolf chapel (La chapelle du loup).

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