Harskirchen

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Harskirchen
The church and town hall in Harskirchen
The church and town hall in Harskirchen
Coat of arms of Harskirchen
Coat of arms
Location of Harskirchen
Harskirchen is located in France
Harskirchen
Harskirchen
Harskirchen is located in Grand Est
Harskirchen
Harskirchen
Coordinates: 48°55′58″N 7°02′24″E / 48.9328°N 7.04°E / 48.9328; 7.04Coordinates: 48°55′58″N 7°02′24″E / 48.9328°N 7.04°E / 48.9328; 7.04
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSaverne
CantonIngwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Marc Schmitt
Area
1
14.42 km2 (5.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
875
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67183 /67260
Elevation213–277 m (699–909 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Harskirchen is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Location[edit]

Harskirchen lies in the French Saar region, in the extreme northwest of Alsace, it is on the eastern bank of the Saar Coal Canal, which connects the Saar River with the Rhine-Marne Canal.

Churches[edit]

Like many villages in Alsace in and the German Upper Rhineland, Harskirhen contains both a Lutheran church and a Catholic church; the Lutheran church dates from the eighteenth century and is decorated in the Baroque style, while the nineteenth-century Catholic church is distinguished by a nineteenth-century Neo Gothic tower.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)