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Coat of arms of Orschwihr
Coat of arms
Orschwihr is located in France
Coordinates: 47°56′08″N 7°13′59″E / 47.9356°N 7.2331°E / 47.9356; 7.2331Coordinates: 47°56′08″N 7°13′59″E / 47.9356°N 7.2331°E / 47.9356; 7.2331
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Thann-Guebwiller
Canton Guebwiller
Intercommunality Région de Guebwiller
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Grappe
Area1 7.09 km2 (2.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 997
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68250 /68500
Elevation 225–573 m (738–1,880 ft)
(avg. 259 m or 850 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.

Orschwihr (German: Orschweier) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

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