Forstheim

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Forstheim
Forschem
Commune
Coat of arms of Forstheim
Coat of arms
Forstheim is located in France
Forstheim
Forstheim
Location within Grand Est region
Forstheim is located in Grand Est
Forstheim
Forstheim
Coordinates: 48°53′52″N 7°42′54″E / 48.8978°N 7.715°E / 48.8978; 7.715Coordinates: 48°53′52″N 7°42′54″E / 48.8978°N 7.715°E / 48.8978; 7.715
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Haguenau-Wissembourg
Canton Reichshoffen
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Joseph Goetz
Area1 5.05 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 539
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 67141 /67580
Elevation 174–246 m (571–807 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.

Forstheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

To the south and southwest the village is flanked by a wood. Otherwise, Forstheim is surrounded by arable farmland.

Between 1962 and 2006 the registered population rose from 487 to 539.

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