Durningen

Durningen (Dürningen in German, Dírnínge in Alsatian) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department and Grand Est region of north-eastern France.

Durningen

Dírnínge
The town hall in Durningen
The town hall in Durningen
Coat of arms of Durningen
Coat of arms
Location of Durningen
Durningen is located in France
Durningen
Durningen
Durningen is located in Grand Est
Durningen
Durningen
Coordinates: 48°41′02″N 7°34′05″E / 48.6839°N 7.5681°E / 48.6839; 7.5681Coordinates: 48°41′02″N 7°34′05″E / 48.6839°N 7.5681°E / 48.6839; 7.5681
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSaverne
CantonBouxwiller
IntercommunalityCC Kochersberg
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gabrielle Fiacre
Area
1
4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
644
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67109 /67270
Elevation179–274 m (587–899 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is the highest-situated commune in the Kochersberg natural region.

The name is first recorded in 724 as Deorangus, subsequently as Teuringas (742), Thurinca (787), Thuringen (1276), and finally Turningen / Durningen (1371).

In the Middle Ages, Durningen was part of the domain of Hanau-Lichtenberg and belonged to the Prince-Bishopric of Strasbourg.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.

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