Hindisheim

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Hindisheim
Híndse
Commune
Coat of arms of Hindisheim
Coat of arms
Hindisheim is located in France
Hindisheim
Hindisheim
Location within Grand Est region
Hindisheim is located in Grand Est
Hindisheim
Hindisheim
Coordinates: 48°28′11″N 7°38′23″E / 48.4697°N 7.6397°E / 48.4697; 7.6397Coordinates: 48°28′11″N 7°38′23″E / 48.4697°N 7.6397°E / 48.4697; 7.6397
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Erstein
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Michel Galea
Area1 11.84 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,389
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67197 /67150
Elevation 148–154 m (486–505 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.

Hindisheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

Agriculture retains a leading role in the local economy.

Geography[edit]

The village is positioned some twenty kilometres (twelve miles) to the south of Strasbourg, beside the little River Andlau

Landmarks[edit]

  • Chapel of the Virgin Mary (fifteenth century). Unusually even in Alsace, this features a half timbered bell tower.
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul (nineteenth century). The church contains a Rinckenbach organ (1922).

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