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Coat of arms of Frœschwiller
Coat of arms
Frœschwiller is located in France
Coordinates: 48°56′40″N 7°43′22″E / 48.9444°N 7.7228°E / 48.9444; 7.7228Coordinates: 48°56′40″N 7°43′22″E / 48.9444°N 7.7228°E / 48.9444; 7.7228
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Haguenau-Wissembourg
Canton Reichshoffen
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Muller
Area1 5.75 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 531
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67147 /67360
Elevation 188–262 m (617–860 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.

Frœschwiller (German: Fröschweiler) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. Of note is Château de Frœschwiller.

The commune lies within the North Vosges regional natural park.

Historical vignettes[edit]

  • In 1552 the Protestant Reformation reached Frœschwiller when Kuno Eckbrecht of Dürckheim ordered the construction of the village's first church on the seigneurial lands.

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