Ammerschwihr

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Ammerschwihr
Commune
Ammerschwihr, Eglise Saint-Martin.jpg
Coat of arms of Ammerschwihr
Coat of arms
Ammerschwihr is located in France
Ammerschwihr
Ammerschwihr
Coordinates: 48°07′34″N 7°16′57″E / 48.1261°N 7.2825°E / 48.1261; 7.2825Coordinates: 48°07′34″N 7°16′57″E / 48.1261°N 7.2825°E / 48.1261; 7.2825
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar-Ribeauvillé
Canton Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines
Intercommunality Vallée de Kaysersberg
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Patrick Reinstettel
Area1 19.66 km2 (7.59 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,784
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68005 /68770
Elevation 193–882 m (633–2,894 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.

Ammerschwihr (German: Ammerschweier) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Its inhabitants are called Ammerschwihriens.

Geography[edit]

Ammerschwihr is a small town located on the Wine Road of Alsace. Its main economical resources come from wine-growing, in particular its famous vineyard Kaefferkopf, situated on a hill, and one of the Alsace Grand Cru vineyards.

Demography[edit]

  • 1836: 2000
  • 1962: 1341
  • 1968: 1405
  • 1975: 1448
  • 1982: 1566
  • 1990: 1869
  • 1999: 1892
  • 2006: 1938

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