Soultz-Haut-Rhin

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Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Église Saint-Maurice
Coat of arms of Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Coat of arms
Location of Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Soultz-Haut-Rhin is located in France
Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Soultz-Haut-Rhin is located in Grand Est
Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Soultz-Haut-Rhin
Coordinates: 47°53′10″N 7°13′47″E / 47.886°N 7.2297°E / 47.886; 7.2297Coordinates: 47°53′10″N 7°13′47″E / 47.886°N 7.2297°E / 47.886; 7.2297
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementThann-Guebwiller
CantonGuebwiller
IntercommunalityRégion de Guebwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thomas Birgaentzlé
Area
1
29.56 km2 (11.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
7,247
 • Density250/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68315 /68360
Elevation239–1,421 m (784–4,662 ft)
(avg. 270 m or 890 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Soultz-Haut-Rhin (German: Sulz/Oberelsaß) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin département in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Its inhabitants are called Soultziens (male) or Soultziennes (female).

Geography[edit]

The town of Soultz-Haut-Rhin has an enclave located northeast of Goldbach-Altenbach.

The town of Soultz was built around a salted water source from which originates its name.

History[edit]

The origins of Soultz go back to the 7th century.

667 : the written name of Sulza (salted source) is mentioned in a donation from Adalrich, Duke of Alsace, father of Saint Odile, of the bann of Soultz to the convent of Ebersmunster.

Demography[edit]

  • 1962 : 4750
  • 1968 : 4910
  • 1975 : 5689
  • 1982 : 5696
  • 1990 : 5867
  • 1999 : 6640
  • 2006 : 7184
  • 2011 : 7327
  • 2016 : 7247

Places of interest[edit]

Soultz has houses from the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.

Château de Buchenek (historical museum)

People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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