Hindisheim

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Hindisheim
Híndse
Coat of arms of Hindisheim
Coat of arms
Hindisheim is located in France
Hindisheim
Hindisheim
Coordinates: 48°28′11″N 7°38′23″E / 48.4697°N 7.6397°E / 48.4697; 7.6397Coordinates: 48°28′11″N 7°38′23″E / 48.4697°N 7.6397°E / 48.4697; 7.6397
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Erstein
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Michel Galea
Area1 11.84 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,389
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67197 / 67150
Elevation 148–154 m (486–505 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.

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

Agriculture retains a leading role in the local economy.

Geography[edit]

The village is positioned some twenty kilometres (twelve miles) to the south of Strasbourg, beside the little River Andlau

Landmarks[edit]

  • Chapel of the Virgin Mary (fifteenth century). Unusually even in Alsace, this features a half timbered bell tower.
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul (nineteenth century). The church contains a Rinckenbach organ (1922).

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