Volgelsheim

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Volgelsheim

Volgelse
The town hall in Volgelsheim
The town hall in Volgelsheim
Coat of arms of Volgelsheim
Coat of arms
Location of Volgelsheim
Volgelsheim is located in France
Volgelsheim
Volgelsheim
Volgelsheim is located in Grand Est
Volgelsheim
Volgelsheim
Coordinates: 48°00′58″N 7°32′54″E / 48.0161°N 7.5483°E / 48.0161; 7.5483Coordinates: 48°00′58″N 7°32′54″E / 48.0161°N 7.5483°E / 48.0161; 7.5483
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementColmar-Ribeauvillé
CantonEnsisheim
IntercommunalityPays Rhin-Brisach
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Philippe Mas
Area
1
8.64 km2 (3.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,671
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68352 /68600
Elevation188–198 m (617–650 ft)
(avg. 192 m or 630 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Volgelsheim (Alemannic German: Volgelse) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. The population in 2007 was 2,322.

History[edit]

Volgelsheim was first mentioned in 739 under the name Folcoaldeshaim. The name has changed several times over the centuries to the present spelling. From 1871 to 1918, it belonged to the kingdom Volgelsheim country Alsace-Lorraine in the German Empire. During this time, in 1880, a station was built in Prussian style. Until 1992, the French army had a garrison in Volgelsheim (Abbatucci barracks).

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References[edit]

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