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Coat of arms of Griesheim-sur-Souffel
Coat of arms
Location of Griesheim-sur-Souffel
Griesheim-sur-Souffel is located in France
Griesheim-sur-Souffel is located in Grand Est
Coordinates: 48°38′08″N 7°40′04″E / 48.6356°N 7.6678°E / 48.6356; 7.6678Coordinates: 48°38′08″N 7°40′04″E / 48.6356°N 7.6678°E / 48.6356; 7.6678
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Bouxwiller
Intercommunality CC Kochersberg
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Wunenburger
4.19 km2 (1.62 sq mi)
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67173 /67370
Elevation 142–192 m (466–630 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.

Griesheim-sur-Souffel is a commune in the Bas-Rhin département in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is positioned about 8 kilometers to the northwest of the city centre of Strasbourg.

Griesheim-sur-Souffel is one of the 23 member communes of the Community of Communes of the Kochersberg.

It is important to distinguish between Griesheim-sur-Souffel and Griesheim-près-Molsheim, a slightly larger village positioned, as its name indicates, a short distance from Molsheim. The two Griesheims are less than twenty kilometres (twelve miles) apart.

The Souffel stream runs by the village's border with its neighbour village of Dingsheim.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official site

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