Erstein

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Erstein

Eerstain
Coat of arms of Erstein
Coat of arms
Location of Erstein
Erstein is located in France
Erstein
Erstein
Erstein is located in Grand Est
Erstein
Erstein
Coordinates: 48°25′N 7°40′E / 48.42°N 7.66°E / 48.42; 7.66Coordinates: 48°25′N 7°40′E / 48.42°N 7.66°E / 48.42; 7.66
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSélestat-Erstein
CantonErstein
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du pays d'Erstein
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Willer
Area
1
36.22 km2 (13.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
10,813
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67130 /67150
Elevation147–157 m (482–515 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Erstein (French pronunciation: ​[ɛʁʃtain]) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in the Alsace region in France.

History[edit]

Erstein was known in Alsace in the Middle Age for its Benedictine Abbey. An Ancient Roman village, its existence had been attested to by the Merovingian.

Demographics[edit]

Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007
no. inhabitants 6165 6288 7434 8095 8600 9665 9592 9971

Twin towns[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.