Blaesheim

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Blaesheim
11th-12th-century church bell, Blaesheim
11th-12th-century church bell, Blaesheim
Blaesheim is located in France
Blaesheim
Blaesheim
Coordinates: 48°31′N 7°37′E / 48.51°N 7.61°E / 48.51; 7.61Coordinates: 48°31′N 7°37′E / 48.51°N 7.61°E / 48.51; 7.61
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Geispolsheim
Intercommunality Urban Community of Strasbourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Baur
Area
 • Land1 9.96 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,281
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67049 / 67113
Elevation 146–198 m (479–650 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 692 —    
1968 754 +9.0%
1975 908 +20.4%
1982 934 +2.9%
1990 1,000 +7.1%
1999 1,369 +36.9%
2006 1,318 −3.7%
2009 1,281 −2.8%

Blaesheim process[edit]

A meeting held in Blaesheim, January 2001, between Jacques Chirac and Gerhard Schröder has given this name to a regular series of informal meetings between the French President, the German Chancellor, and their foreign ministers. The meetings are held alternately in France and Germany.

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