Achenheim

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Achenheim
Coat of arms of Achenheim
Coat of arms
Achenheim is located in France
Achenheim
Achenheim
Coordinates: 48°34′55″N 7°37′40″E / 48.5819°N 7.6278°E / 48.5819; 7.6278Coordinates: 48°34′55″N 7°37′40″E / 48.5819°N 7.6278°E / 48.5819; 7.6278
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Mundolsheim
Intercommunality Les Châteaux
Government
 • Mayor (2012–2014) Raymond Leipp
Area1 6.03 km2 (2.33 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,230
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67001 / 67204
Elevation 143–191 m (469–627 ft)
(avg. 167 m or 548 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.

Achenheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in northeastern France.

History[edit]

The oldest human remains in Alsace, dating from the Paleolithic era, were found at Achenheim. The village was burnt down by the people of Strasbourg in 1262, during a war with Bishop Walter von Geroldseck. [1]

Geography[edit]

Achenheim is a village in the Bas-Rhin district of Strasbourg and in the township of Mundolsheim, near the Canal de la Bruche and the departmental road from Flexbourg to Strasbourg.

Waterways[edit]

Administration[edit]

List of successive mayors
Period Name Party Qualifications
November 2011 present Raymond Leipp Divers Droite Acting mayor, confirmed in office
March 2008 November 2011 Jean-Jacques Fritz French Democratic Movement Director of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Regional Adviser
1995 2008 Roger Viola Divers Droite CEO of a family enterprise of construction materials

Population[edit]

Historical populations[2]
1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851 1856 1861 1866
665 541 541 633 824 875 842 891 884 846 797 824
1871 1875 1880 1885 1890 1895 1900 1905 1910 1921 1926 1931
803 829 870 925 974 986 964 921 886 857 921 968
1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2012
975 878 1002 1131 1207 1535 1717 2072 2183 2224 2043


Demography Achenheim.svg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Histoire et Patrimoine". Commune d'Achenheim. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  2. ^ cassini.ehess.fr