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Barge in the lock beside the power station
|Intercommunality||Marckolsheim et environs|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Frédéric Pfliegersdoerffer|
|Area1||33.36 km2 (12.88 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (320/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||67281 / 67390|
|Elevation||170–184 m (558–604 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.
On the eastern edge of the town the Casemate de Marckolsheim Sud, a Maginot Line fortification left over from the Second World War, has been converted into a small museum. Approximately 3 kilometres to the east the Rhine has been dammed and a hydro-electric power station installed.
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