GeographyThe commune of New Church presents about the same similarities as the villages close to its geographical surface: Dieffenbach-with-Valley and Neubois. Established on old the Count-Round of applause the village is located at an altitude of 300 meters. Besides this altitude varies from one sector to another between 260 and 320 meters, with some rises more marked in direction in the village of Breitenau belonging to the old vineyard of Boos. Neuve Eglise is located at the intersection of the roads which lead to Breitenau, Villé, Triembach-with-Valley, Saint-Maurice and Dieffenbach-with-Valley. The commune also includes/understands the hamlet of Hirtzelbach and the part of Right Bank of Luttenbach with Breitenau.
Localities and variations
Blazon" Of azure to the cross of money confined of four besants of the même" This blazon presents the weapons of the Count-round of applause, grounds of the Great Chapter of the Cathédrale of Strasbourg of 1489 with 1789. Neuve Eglise is then the chief town of Grafenbann. One returns the Justice there; the prison was still visible at last century there
GeologyNeuve Eglise fits in the basin of collapse of City. The Permian deposits present three characteristics, upwards:
- the base of Triembach, preserved at the favor of the small ploughed up compartments of the small valley of Hirtzelbach and Saucematten, and which are characterized by conglomerates, Arkose S, Schiste S, red Argile (old career of Glaise).
- the base of Meisenbuckel which presents a volcanic majority of material: observable tuffs and breaches in several cellars of the village.
- the base of Kohlbaechel, thick of approximately 180 m, which present coarse Grès, arkoses, concretions of Dolomie and beds argillaceous.
- the slopes of the Altenberg, with the top of 500 m altitude, see the outcrop of the Vosgean sandstone of the Trias.
Etymology of the nameNew-church: German Neukirch, Nejkerich into Alsatian
Places and monuments
Personalities related to the commune
- Common of the Low-Rhine
- New-Church on the site of the national geographical Institute
- New-Church on the site of INSEE
- New-Church on the site of Quid
- Localization of New-Church on a chart of France and communes bordering
- Plane on New-Church on Mapquest
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