Westhalten

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Westhalten
Westhalten is located in France
Westhalten
Westhalten
Coordinates: 47°57′28″N 7°15′34″E / 47.9578°N 7.2594°E / 47.9578; 7.2594Coordinates: 47°57′28″N 7°15′34″E / 47.9578°N 7.2594°E / 47.9578; 7.2594
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Guebwiller
Canton Rouffach
Intercommunality Vallée Noble
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Gérard Schatz
Area
 • Land1 10.98 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 917
 • Population2 density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 68364 / 68250
Elevation 217–576 m (712–1,890 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 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.

Westhalten is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

Its vineyards produce three of the finest Alsacian wines: the Grands Crus Steinert, Vorbourg (fr) and Zinnkoepflé (fr).

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