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Coat of arms of Uhrwiller
Coat of arms
Uhrwiller is located in France
Coordinates: 48°52′42″N 7°34′45″E / 48.8783°N 7.5792°E / 48.8783; 7.5792Coordinates: 48°52′42″N 7°34′45″E / 48.8783°N 7.5792°E / 48.8783; 7.5792
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Haguenau-Wissembourg
Canton Reichshoffen
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alfred Slovencik
Area1 11.02 km2 (4.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 697
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67498 /67350
Elevation 172–266 m (564–873 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.

Uhrwiller (German: Uhrweiler) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. The archaeologist Ernest Will (1913–1997) was born in Uhrwiller.

It is about 45 km (28 mi) north and slightly west of Strasbourg.[1]

The demography of Uhrwiller has been quite stable for some years. The population of Uhrwiller was 697 in 1962; 704 in 1968; 681 in 1975; 704 in 1982; 715 in 1990; and 697 in 1999 (the same as in 1962).

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