Fessenheim-le-Bas

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Fessenheim-le-Bas
The town hall and church in Fessenheim-le-Bas
The town hall and church in Fessenheim-le-Bas
Coat of arms of Fessenheim-le-Bas
Coat of arms
Location of Fessenheim-le-Bas
Fessenheim-le-Bas is located in France
Fessenheim-le-Bas
Fessenheim-le-Bas
Fessenheim-le-Bas is located in Grand Est
Fessenheim-le-Bas
Fessenheim-le-Bas
Coordinates: 48°38′03″N 7°32′26″E / 48.6342°N 7.5406°E / 48.6342; 7.5406Coordinates: 48°38′03″N 7°32′26″E / 48.6342°N 7.5406°E / 48.6342; 7.5406
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSaverne
CantonBouxwiller
IntercommunalityCC Kochersberg
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Luttmann
Area
1
4.95 km2 (1.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
559
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67138 /67117
Elevation161–208 m (528–682 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Fessenheim-le-Bas (German: Fessenheim) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

It has been built near an old Roman road leading from Strasbourg to Saverne.

Notable people[edit]

  • Aloyse Kobès (born at Fessenheim on April 14, 1820: died at Dakar on October 11, 1872) was the first missionary bishop from Alsace. Since 1972 a French school at Dakar has borne his name.

Transport link[edit]

The town is served by Bus Route 205 of the Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS) inter-urban service.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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