Heiligenstein

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Heiligenstein
Heiligenstein is located in France
Heiligenstein
Heiligenstein
Coordinates: 48°25′26″N 7°27′03″E / 48.4239°N 7.4508°E / 48.4239; 7.4508Coordinates: 48°25′26″N 7°27′03″E / 48.4239°N 7.4508°E / 48.4239; 7.4508
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Barr
Intercommunality Piémont de Barr
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marcel Kirstetter
Area
 • Land1 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 996
 • Population2 density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67189 / 67140
Elevation 189–640 m (620–2,100 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.

Heiligenstein is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France. Its name means holy rock.

It lies some 15 kilometres (9 mi) to the north of Sélestat.

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