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Coat of arms of Balgau
Coat of arms
Balgau is located in France
Coordinates: 47°55′43″N 7°32′27″E / 47.9286°N 7.5408°E / 47.9286; 7.5408Coordinates: 47°55′43″N 7°32′27″E / 47.9286°N 7.5408°E / 47.9286; 7.5408
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar-Ribeauvillé
Canton Ensisheim
Intercommunality Essor du Rhin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Schelcher
Area1 9.49 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 827
 • Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68016 /68740
Elevation 198–212 m (650–696 ft)
(avg. 205 m or 673 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.

Balgau is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

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