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Coat of arms of Kertzfeld
Coat of arms
Kertzfeld is located in France
Coordinates: 48°22′52″N 7°34′07″E / 48.3811°N 7.5686°E / 48.3811; 7.5686Coordinates: 48°22′52″N 7°34′07″E / 48.3811°N 7.5686°E / 48.3811; 7.5686
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Erstein
Intercommunality Benfeld et environs
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Claude Schoettel
Area1 9.43 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,287
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67233 /67230
Elevation 153–161 m (502–528 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.

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


The village is positioned between Sélestat and Strasbourg. Close by, across the main road that connects these two cities, is the village of Benfeld, and some twelve kilometres (seven miles) to the east of that are Rhinau and the River ferry crossing into Germany.

The departmental road RD5 runs through the village which is surrounded by farmland.


A traditional Christmas market has been held since 1996 over the weekend roughly four weeks before Christmas.

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