Gingsheim

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Gingsheim
Gíngse
Coat of arms of Gingsheim
Coat of arms
Gingsheim is located in France
Gingsheim
Gingsheim
Location within Grand Est region
Gingsheim is located in Grand Est
Gingsheim
Gingsheim
Coordinates: 48°43′03″N 7°35′23″E / 48.7175°N 7.5897°E / 48.7175; 7.5897Coordinates: 48°43′03″N 7°35′23″E / 48.7175°N 7.5897°E / 48.7175; 7.5897
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Bouxwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Gross
Area1 3.71 km2 (1.43 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 325
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 67158 /67270
Elevation 172–264 m (564–866 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.

Gingsheim is a former commune in the Bas-Rhin department in north-eastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Wingersheim-les-Quatre-Bans.[1]

Geography[edit]

Gingsheim is positioned between Duntzenheim to the east and Hohatzenheim to the west.

The countryside is gently hilly and is used for agriculture

Points of interest[edit]

Altar-piece: Oil painting (1897) of St Nicholas by Carola Sorg.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté 21 December 2015 (in French)