Erstein

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Erstein

Eerstain
Coat of arms of Erstein
Coat of arms
Location of Erstein
Erstein is located in France
Erstein
Erstein
Erstein is located in Grand Est
Erstein
Erstein
Coordinates: 48°25′N 7°40′E / 48.42°N 7.66°E / 48.42; 7.66Coordinates: 48°25′N 7°40′E / 48.42°N 7.66°E / 48.42; 7.66
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Erstein
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du pays d'Erstein
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Willer
Area
1
36.22 km2 (13.98 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
9,735
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67130 /67150
Elevation 147–157 m (482–515 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

Erstein (French pronunciation: ​[ɛʁʃtain]) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in the Alsace region in France.

History

Erstein was known in Alsace in the Middle Age for its Benedictine Abbey. An Ancient Roman village, its existence had been attested to by the Merovingian.

Demographics

Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007
no. inhabitants 6165 6288 7434 8095 8600 9665 9592 9971

Twin towns

People

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file


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