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Coat of arms of Durningen
Coat of arms
Durningen is located in France
Coordinates: 48°41′02″N 7°34′05″E / 48.6839°N 7.5681°E / 48.6839; 7.5681Coordinates: 48°41′02″N 7°34′05″E / 48.6839°N 7.5681°E / 48.6839; 7.5681
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Bouxwiller
Intercommunality Kochersberg
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Gabrielle Fiacre
Area1 4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 609
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67109 / 67270
Elevation 179–274 m (587–899 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.

Durningen (German: Dürningen) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

It is the highest commune of the natural region of the Kochersberg.

Its name was first quoted in 724 as Deorangus, then as Teuringas (742), Thurinca (787), Thuringen (1276) and endly Turningen and Durningen (1371).

In the Middle Ages, Durningen belonged to the domain of Hanau-Lichtenberg and to the bishopric of Strasbourg.

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