Gunstett

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Gunstett
Gunstett is located in France
Gunstett
Gunstett
Coordinates: 48°54′56″N 7°45′53″E / 48.9156°N 7.7647°E / 48.9156; 7.7647Coordinates: 48°54′56″N 7°45′53″E / 48.9156°N 7.7647°E / 48.9156; 7.7647
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Wissembourg
Canton Wœrth
Intercommunality Sauer-Pechelbronn
Government
 • Mayor (1995–2014) Jean-Marie Haas
Area1 6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 711
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67177 / 67360
Elevation 152–222 m (499–728 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.

Gunstett is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The village is positioned slightly to the east of the Departmental Road RD27, a short distance north of Haguenau. The surrounding countryside is dominated by arable agriculture: the soil type is alluvial, reflecting the proximity of the River Rhine to the east.

Neighbouring villages are Oberdorf to the north, Biblisheim to the south-east, Durrenbach to the south, Morsbronn-les-Bains to the south-south-west and the formerly independent commune of Eberbach-Woerth to the West.

Points of interest[edit]

  • The Pear Conservation Orchard comprises 300 trees of 250 different varieties.
  • St Michael's Church contains an organ built in 1857 by Seltz organ builder Joseph Stiehr.
  • Public wash house.

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