Schneckenbusch

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Schneckenbusch
The town hall in Schneckenbusch
The town hall in Schneckenbusch
Coat of arms of Schneckenbusch
Coat of arms
Location of Schneckenbusch
Schneckenbusch is located in France
Schneckenbusch
Schneckenbusch
Schneckenbusch is located in Grand Est
Schneckenbusch
Schneckenbusch
Coordinates: 48°42′17″N 7°04′42″E / 48.7047°N 7.0783°E / 48.7047; 7.0783Coordinates: 48°42′17″N 7°04′42″E / 48.7047°N 7.0783°E / 48.7047; 7.0783
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
ArrondissementSarrebourg-Château-Salins
CantonPhalsbourg
IntercommunalityCommunauté de Communes de la Vallée de la Bièvre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémy Bier
Area
1
2.12 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
310
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
57637 /57400
Elevation259–324 m (850–1,063 ft)
(avg. 280 m or 920 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Schneckenbusch (Schneggebesch in Rhine Franconian) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. The word Schneckenbusch is German for "snails bush".

Geography[edit]

Schneckenbusch is a little village in the south-east of Sarrebourg. The village is crossed by a little river, the Bièvre, which rises from the bottom of the Vosges Mountains. Schneckenbusch is too crossed by the Marne-Rhine Canal who opened in 1853.

The commune is situated at 47 miles from Strasbourg, 50 miles from Saarbrücken, 56 miles from Nancy and 78 miles from Metz.

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.