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Coat of arms of Ungersheim
Coat of arms
Ungersheim is located in France
Coordinates: 47°52′46″N 7°18′19″E / 47.8794°N 7.3053°E / 47.8794; 7.3053Coordinates: 47°52′46″N 7°18′19″E / 47.8794°N 7.3053°E / 47.8794; 7.3053
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Mulhouse
Canton Wittenheim
Intercommunality Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Mensch
Area1 13.51 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,972
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68343 /68190
Elevation 212–241 m (696–791 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Ungersheim (Alemannic German: Ungersche) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department of Grand Est in eastern France. It forms part of the Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération, the inter-communal local government body for the Mulhouse conurbation.[1]

It is known for:

  • the Écomusée d'Alsace (fr), an open-air museum showing:
    • 70 old, rebuilt Alsatian-style houses;
    • many workshops of local traditional crafts with working craftspeople;
    • the "Eden Palladium", a unique museum of old-timer carrousels and attractions still working;
  • "Le Bioscope", a leisure park dedicated to environmental questions, proposing amusing and educating activities.

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  1. ^ "Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération". Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 

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