Zoufftgen

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Zoufftgen
Commune
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
Location within Grand Est region
Zoufftgen is located in Grand Est
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 Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Thionville
Canton Yutz
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Cattenom et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Michel Paquet
Area1 16.7 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,097
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Zoufftgenois
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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 (German: Suftgen, Luxembourgish: Suuftgen) is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est 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.

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