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Coat of arms of Herbitzheim
Coat of arms
Herbitzheim is located in France
Coordinates: 49°00′56″N 7°05′06″E / 49.0156°N 7.085°E / 49.0156; 7.085Coordinates: 49°00′56″N 7°05′06″E / 49.0156°N 7.085°E / 49.0156; 7.085
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Ingwiller
 • Mayor (1989–2008) Michel Kuffler
Area1 21.73 km2 (8.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,957
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67191 /67260
Elevation 203–282 m (666–925 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.

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

Herbitzheim is one of thirteen member communes of the Association of Sarre-Union region communes.


The village is located in the north west of Alsace, on the Saar Coal Canal at point where the little River Eichel flows into the Saar.

Surrounding communes are Siltzheim to the north, Oermingen in the south-east and Keskastel to the south. To the west the commune is on the border with Sarreguemines in the adjacent Moselle département.

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