Wattwiller

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Wattwiller

Wǎttwillr
A general view of Wattwiller
A general view of Wattwiller
Coat of arms of Wattwiller
Coat of arms
Location of Wattwiller
Wattwiller is located in France
Wattwiller
Wattwiller
Wattwiller is located in Grand Est
Wattwiller
Wattwiller
Coordinates: 47°50′13″N 7°10′51″E / 47.8369°N 7.1808°E / 47.8369; 7.1808Coordinates: 47°50′13″N 7°10′51″E / 47.8369°N 7.1808°E / 47.8369; 7.1808
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementThann-Guebwiller
CantonCernay
IntercommunalityThann-Cernay
Government
 • Mayor (2017-2020) Maurice Busche
Area
1
13.61 km2 (5.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,692
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68359 /68700
Elevation266–1,121 m (873–3,678 ft)
(avg. 360 m or 1,180 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Wattwiller (Alemannic German: Wǎttwillr; German: Wattweiler) is a French commune in the Haut-Rhin department of the Grand Est region, which lies in the north-eastern part of the country.

Wattwiller ruins in 1920

Located near the Vosges mountain rocky spur of Hartmannswillerkopf, Wattwiller was a strategic village in the Alsace, and suffered attacks in or near it during both World Wars.

Nowadays Wattwiller is best known for its mineral water.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20061,714—    
20071,721+0.4%
20081,727+0.3%
20091,734+0.4%
20101,741+0.4%
20111,738−0.2%
20121,731−0.4%
20131,706−1.4%
20141,681−1.5%
20151,656−1.5%
20161,646−0.6%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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