Wattwiller

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Wattwiller
Wǎttwillr
Coat of arms of Wattwiller
Coat of arms
Wattwiller is located in France
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
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Thann-Guebwiller
Canton Cernay
Intercommunality Thann-Cernay
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Raphaël Schellenberger
Area1 13.61 km2 (5.25 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,681
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68359 /68700
Elevation 266–1,121 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Wattwiller (Alemannic German: Wǎttwillr; German: Wattweiler) is a communes in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Wattwiller ruins in 1920

Located near Hartmannswillerkopf, it was a strategic village during World War Two.

Nowadays Wattwiller is known for its mineral water.

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