Osthouse

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Osthouse
Commune
Coat of arms of Osthouse
Coat of arms
Osthouse is located in France
Osthouse
Osthouse
Location within Grand Est region
Osthouse is located in Grand Est
Osthouse
Osthouse
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
Government
 • 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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