Zoufftgen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Zoufftgen
The mairie (town hall) in Zoufftgen
The mairie (town hall) in Zoufftgen
Coat of arms of Zoufftgen
Coat of arms
Zoufftgen is located in France
Zoufftgen
Zoufftgen
Coordinates: 49°27′47″N 6°08′01″E / 49.4631°N 6.1336°E / 49.4631; 6.1336Coordinates: 49°27′47″N 6°08′01″E / 49.4631°N 6.1336°E / 49.4631; 6.1336
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Thionville-Est
Canton Cattenom
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Cattenom et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Paquet
Area1 16.7 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 608
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 57764 / 57330
Elevation 200–395 m (656–1,296 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Zoufftgen (Luxembourgish: Suuftgen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

As at 1999 its population was 608.

2006 rail crash[edit]

On the morning of 11 October 2006 a passenger train and a goods train collided head-on, killing six people.

See also[edit]