Wiwersheim

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Wiwersheim
Wiwersheim is located in France
Wiwersheim
Wiwersheim
Coordinates: 48°38′28″N 7°36′26″E / 48.6411°N 7.6072°E / 48.6411; 7.6072Coordinates: 48°38′28″N 7°36′26″E / 48.6411°N 7.6072°E / 48.6411; 7.6072
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Truchtersheim
Intercommunality Kochersberg
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Roland Michel
Area
 • Land1 3.29 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 700
 • Population2 density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 67548 / 67370
Elevation 153–183 m (502–600 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 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.

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

On 23 November 1944, General Leclerc gathered his staff in the town hall of the village to finalize the last adjustments before the final 2nd Armored Division assault to liberate Strasbourg.

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