Hunspach

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Hunspach
Street in Hunspach
Street in Hunspach
Hunspach is located in France
Hunspach
Hunspach
Coordinates: 48°57′N 7°56′E / 48.95°N 7.94°E / 48.95; 7.94Coordinates: 48°57′N 7°56′E / 48.95°N 7.94°E / 48.95; 7.94
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Wissembourg
Canton Soultz-sous-Forêts
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierrot Billmann
Area
 • Land1 5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 684
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67213 / 67250
Elevation 138–207 m (453–679 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune lies a short distance to the south of Wissembourg within the North Vosges Natural Park.

Sights[edit]

The village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association..

Hunspach has retained much of its traditional architecture. The houses are white and in the Alsatian half timbered style. Open central yards offer glimpses of the working farms within.

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