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Coat of arms of Forstheim
Coat of arms
Forstheim is located in France
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
 • 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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine 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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