Hœrdt

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Hœrdt
Hœrdt is located in France
Hœrdt
Hœrdt
Coordinates: 48°41′50″N 7°47′04″E / 48.6972°N 7.7844°E / 48.6972; 7.7844Coordinates: 48°41′50″N 7°47′04″E / 48.6972°N 7.7844°E / 48.6972; 7.7844
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Brumath
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alfred Maechling
Area1 16.56 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,432
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67205 / 67720
Elevation 128–139 m (420–456 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Hœrdt is positioned between Strasbourg and Haguenau, a short distance to the south-east of Brumath. The commune is traversed by departmental road RD 37 which leads to Bischwiller some ten kilometres (six miles) to the north and from where it is possible to access the Autoroute A35 north-south autoroute connecting Strasbourg with Ludwigshafen (subject to a ten minute stretch on single carriageway road to the north of the frontier). Hœrdt is also served by a local rail service.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is important to the local economy: the main crop is, famously, asparagus.

Sport[edit]

Sports lovers are served by various facilities:

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