Erstein

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Erstein
Coat of arms of Erstein
Coat of arms
Erstein is located in France
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 Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Erstein
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du pays d'Erstein
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Willer
Area
 • Land1 36.22 km2 (13.98 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 9,735
 • Population2 density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
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 is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in the Alsace region in France.

History[edit]

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[edit]

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

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