Balbronn

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Balbronn
Balbronn Temple01.jpg
Coat of arms of Balbronn
Coat of arms
Balbronn is located in France
Balbronn
Balbronn
Coordinates: 48°35′04″N 7°26′16″E / 48.5844°N 7.4378°E / 48.5844; 7.4378Coordinates: 48°35′04″N 7°26′16″E / 48.5844°N 7.4378°E / 48.5844; 7.4378
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Molsheim
Canton Wasselonne
Intercommunality Coteaux de la Mossig
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Reutenauer
Area
 • Land1 10.18 km2 (3.93 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 631
 • Population2 density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67018 / 67310
Elevation 209–450 m (686–1,476 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.

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

Balbronn's synagogue of 1895 survived the Nazi occupation.[1]

Geography[edit]

Balbronn is located 25 kilometres west of Strasbourg. It is also located close to border of France and Germany.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 594 —    
1968 600 +1.0%
1975 587 −2.2%
1982 563 −4.1%
1990 581 +3.2%
1999 602 +3.6%
2006 665 +10.5%
2009 631 −5.1%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (German) Balbronn (Dep. Bas-Rhin /Alsace / Unterelsass). Retrieved on August 11, 2008.

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