Bouxwiller, Bas-Rhin

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Coat of arms of Bouxwiller
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Bouxwiller is located in France
Coordinates: 48°49′34″N 7°29′01″E / 48.8261°N 7.4836°E / 48.8261; 7.4836Coordinates: 48°49′34″N 7°29′01″E / 48.8261°N 7.4836°E / 48.8261; 7.4836
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Bouxwiller
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Danielle Buchi
Area1 25.59 km2 (9.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,106
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67061 /67330
Elevation 177–322 m (581–1,056 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.

Bouxwiller (German: Buchsweiler) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Among the city's sights is the Musée Judéo-Alsacien, dedicated to the history of Jews in Alsace, and located in the former synagogue.

The Château de Bouxwiller is also located here.

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