||This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia. (December 2008)|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Charles Staub|
|• Land1||6.35 km2 (2.45 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||27/km2 (70/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||67241 / 67320|
|Elevation||235–332 m (771–1,089 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.
The earliest surviving record, naming the village as Villa Teurino, dates from 512. The first appearance of a precursor to the present name occurs in 1501 with the name Kirpberg.
During the Thirty Years' War the village was almost entirely destroyed by fire.
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