Kilstett

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Kilstett
The town hall in Kilstett
The town hall in Kilstett
Coat of arms of Kilstett
Coat of arms
Location of Kilstett
Kilstett is located in France
Kilstett
Kilstett
Kilstett is located in Grand Est
Kilstett
Kilstett
Coordinates: 48°40′35″N 7°51′24″E / 48.6764°N 7.8567°E / 48.6764; 7.8567Coordinates: 48°40′35″N 7°51′24″E / 48.6764°N 7.8567°E / 48.6764; 7.8567
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementHaguenau-Wissembourg
CantonBrumath
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Gabriel Muller
Area
1
6.90 km2 (2.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,571
 • Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67237 /67840
Elevation126–131 m (413–430 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Its inhabitants are known as Kilstettois.

Geography[edit]

Kilstett is positioned about fifteen kilometrees (nine miles) to the north of Strasbourg.

It has its own stop on the little railway line that connects Strasbourg with the German frontier town of Lauterbourg, and is approximately three kilometres (two miles) to the east of Junction 50 on the Autoroute A35, which is the principal north-south highway in Alsace.

Infrastructures and shops[edit]

Kilstett has a match shop, bakeries, a Crédit Mutuel bank and a pub called A l'Arbre Vert.

History[edit]

Battle of Kilstett memorial

In January 1945, a German counter-offensive intended to reconquer Strasbourg was stopped at the Battle of Kilstett.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.