Winkel, Haut-Rhin

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Coat of arms of Winkel
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Winkel is located in France
Coordinates: 47°27′42″N 7°15′51″E / 47.4617°N 7.2642°E / 47.4617; 7.2642Coordinates: 47°27′42″N 7°15′51″E / 47.4617°N 7.2642°E / 47.4617; 7.2642
Country France
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Altkirch
Canton Ferrette
Intercommunality Jura alsacien
 • Mayor (2008–) Grégory Kugler
Area1 7.87 km2 (3.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 389
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68373 / 68480
Elevation 520–811 m (1,706–2,661 ft)
(avg. 565 m or 1,854 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.

Winkel is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

The village is known in Alsace as the Ill river takes its source. Its inhabitants are called Winkelois and Winkeloises.[1]

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