Herbsheim

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Herbsheim
Herbsheim is located in France
Herbsheim
Herbsheim
Coordinates: 48°21′02″N 7°37′56″E / 48.3506°N 7.6322°E / 48.3506; 7.6322Coordinates: 48°21′02″N 7°37′56″E / 48.3506°N 7.6322°E / 48.3506; 7.6322
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Benfeld
Intercommunality Benfeld et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Esther Sittler
Area
 • Land1 8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 799
 • Population2 density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67192 / 67230
Elevation 155–160 m (509–525 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The village is positioned to the north-east of Sélestat on the strip of rich alluvial farm land between the main north-south routes and the River Rhine.

The village's main street is part of the departmental route D5 which connects Benfeld with the riverbank and the ferry crossing into German at Rhinau.

See also[edit]

References[edit]