|Intercommunality||Vallée de Munster|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Pierre Dischinger|
|Area1||8.64 km2 (3.34 sq mi)|
|• Density||590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||68226 /68140|
341–794 m (1,119–2,605 ft) |
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 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.
The town's inhabitants are known in French as munstériens.
In the nearby village of Gunsbach, Albert Schweitzer grew up in the late 19th century, when the region was known as Elsaß-Lothringen (Alsace-Lorraine) and was part of the German Empire from 1871 to 1918. The village is home to the international Albert Schweitzer association AISL (Association Internationale Schweitzer Lambaréné).
- Dom George Franck (c.1690 – 1760) organist and composer was born in Munster.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Munster (Haut-Rhin).|
- Tourism office website
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Münster (Alsace)". Encyclopædia Britannica. 19 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- Flickr Munster
|This Haut-Rhin geographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|