Krautwiller

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Krautwiller
Coat of arms of Krautwiller
Coat of arms
Krautwiller is located in France
Krautwiller
Krautwiller
Coordinates: 48°44′18″N 7°41′11″E / 48.7383°N 7.6864°E / 48.7383; 7.6864Coordinates: 48°44′18″N 7°41′11″E / 48.7383°N 7.6864°E / 48.7383; 7.6864
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Brumath
Intercommunality région de Brumath
Government
 • Mayor (2005–2008) Paul Nolte
Area
 • Land1 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 194
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67249 / 67170
Elevation 143–150 m (469–492 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Krautwiller is positioned close to Brumath.

History[edit]

In a transaction document dating from 742, the settlement is named as "Chrodoltesvillare".

In the medieval period, until 1504, the parish was administratively dependent on Wingersheim.

Landmarks[edit]

The chapel has a nave dating back to the eleventh century. A Romanesque doorway (today walled up) was originally the entrance to this ancient chapel dedicated to Saint Ulrich.

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