Sand, Bas-Rhin

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Coat of arms of Sand
Coat of arms
Sand is located in France
Coordinates: 48°23′N 7°37′E / 48.38°N 7.61°E / 48.38; 7.61Coordinates: 48°23′N 7°37′E / 48.38°N 7.61°E / 48.38; 7.61
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Sélestat-Erstein
Canton Erstein
Intercommunality Benfeld et environs
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Denis Schultz
Area1 6.35 km2 (2.45 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,148
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67433 /67230
Elevation 154–161 m (505–528 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.

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

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