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Coat of arms of Hinsbourg
Coat of arms
Hinsbourg is located in France
Coordinates: 48°54′24″N 7°17′30″E / 48.9067°N 7.2917°E / 48.9067; 7.2917Coordinates: 48°54′24″N 7°17′30″E / 48.9067°N 7.2917°E / 48.9067; 7.2917
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Saverne
Canton Ingwiller
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Gilbert Reutenauer
Area1 3.28 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 118
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67198 /67290
Elevation 247–390 m (810–1,280 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.

Hinsbourg (German: Hinsburg) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.


Hinsbourg is positioned in the north of Alsace, some thirty kilometres (eighteen miles) through twisting mostly wooded roads to the north of Saverne, and within the Palatinate Forest-North Vosges Biosphere Reserve.

Surrounding communes are Puberg to the northeast, Zittersheim to the east, La Petite-Pierre to the southeast, Struth to the southwest and Frohmuhl to the west.

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