Traenheim

Traenheim (German: Tränheim) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Traenheim
Draane
The catholic church in Traenheim
The catholic church in Traenheim
Coat of arms of Traenheim
Location of Traenheim
Traenheim is located in France
Traenheim
Traenheim
Traenheim is located in Grand Est
Traenheim
Traenheim
Coordinates: 48°35′46″N 7°27′59″E / 48.5961°N 7.4664°E / 48.5961; 7.4664Coordinates: 48°35′46″N 7°27′59″E / 48.5961°N 7.4664°E / 48.5961; 7.4664
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementMolsheim
CantonSaverne
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Gérard Strohmenger[1]
Area
1
3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
649
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67492 /67310
Elevation174–265 m (571–869 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

A Jewish house church from 1723 survives. It is an upstairs room in a half-timbered house renovated for use as a place of public worship over the "vociferous" objections of the town's pastor but with the permission of the government. The room still has Hebrew prayers on the walls.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Kaplan, Benjamin J., Religious Conflict and the Practice of Toleration in Early Modern Europe, Harvard University Press, 2007, Chapter 8, pp. 188-9 ff..