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Coat of arms of Osthouse
Coat of arms
Osthouse is located in France
Coordinates: 48°24′12″N 7°38′38″E / 48.4033°N 7.6439°E / 48.4033; 7.6439Coordinates: 48°24′12″N 7°38′38″E / 48.4033°N 7.6439°E / 48.4033; 7.6439
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Erstein
Intercommunality Pays d'Erstein
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Raymond Fender
Area1 9.72 km2 (3.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 969
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67364 /67150
Elevation 151–157 m (495–515 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.

Osthouse (German: Osthausen) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

The sole remaining wall of the 1865 synagogue, destroyed by the Nazis, makes a dramatic standing ruin.[1]

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