Petersbach

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Petersbach
The Protestant church in Petersbach
The Protestant church in Petersbach
Coat of arms of Petersbach
Coat of arms
Location of Petersbach
Petersbach is located in France
Petersbach
Petersbach
Petersbach is located in Grand Est
Petersbach
Petersbach
Coordinates: 48°52′18″N 7°16′05″E / 48.8717°N 7.2681°E / 48.8717; 7.2681Coordinates: 48°52′18″N 7°16′05″E / 48.8717°N 7.2681°E / 48.8717; 7.2681
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSaverne
CantonIngwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christian Schmitt
Area
1
8.88 km2 (3.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
651
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67370 /67290
Elevation257–383 m (843–1,257 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Petersbach is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Peteresbach is within the Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park (French: Parc naturel régional des Vosges du Nord) that lies in the northern foothills of the Vosges Mountains.

Industry/Economy[edit]

At the eastern end of the town is the headquarters and major plant for fr:Grands Chais de France, a major French wine and spirit maker and exporter. It produces over 1m bottles of wine annually.

Culture[edit]

The local cultural ties to Germany are strong, including the use of a dialect of the Franconian languages combining French and Rhineland German.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.