Masevaux

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Masevaux
Coat of arms of Masevaux
Coat of arms
Location of Masevaux
Masevaux is located in France
Masevaux
Masevaux
Masevaux is located in Grand Est
Masevaux
Masevaux
Coordinates: 47°46′28″N 6°59′47″E / 47.7744°N 6.9964°E / 47.7744; 6.9964Coordinates: 47°46′28″N 6°59′47″E / 47.7744°N 6.9964°E / 47.7744; 6.9964
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementThann-Guebwiller
CantonMasevaux
CommuneMasevaux-Niederbruck
Area
1
23.21 km2 (8.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,863
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
68290
Elevation392–1,191 m (1,286–3,907 ft)
(avg. 405 m or 1,329 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Masevaux (German: Masmünster, Alsatian: Màsmìnschter) is a historic commune in the Haut-Rhin department in north-eastern France.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Historical population of Masevaux
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population3326338536013328326733293232

History[edit]

On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Masevaux-Niederbruck.[2]

Church: église Saint-Martin

Famous Residents[edit]

The organist and composer Jacques-Louis Battmann (1818–1886) was born in Masevaux.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté 22 December 2015 (in French)