|• Mayor (2008–2014)||André Klumb|
|• Land1||12.03 km2 (4.64 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||53/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||67146 / 67860|
|Elevation||158–163 m (518–535 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 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.
||This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia. (December 2008)|
Friesenheim retains a strongly agricultural economy. The sight of old drying racks for tobacco leaves brings to mind just one of the many crops that flourish in the gently warm climate of the alluvial riverside fields surrounding the village.
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