Frœschwiller

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Frœschwiller

Freschwiller
The town hall in Frœschwiller
The town hall in Frœschwiller
Coat of arms of Frœschwiller
Coat of arms
Location of Frœschwiller
Frœschwiller is located in France
Frœschwiller
Frœschwiller
Frœschwiller is located in Grand Est
Frœschwiller
Frœschwiller
Coordinates: 48°56′40″N 7°43′22″E / 48.9444°N 7.7228°E / 48.9444; 7.7228Coordinates: 48°56′40″N 7°43′22″E / 48.9444°N 7.7228°E / 48.9444; 7.7228
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementHaguenau-Wissembourg
CantonReichshoffen
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Muller
Area
1
5.75 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
513
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67147 /67360
Elevation188–262 m (617–860 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Frœschwiller (German: Fröschweiler) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. Of note is Château de Frœschwiller.

The commune lies within the North Vosges regional natural park.

Historical vignettes[edit]

  • In 1552 the Protestant Reformation reached Frœschwiller when Kuno Eckbrecht of Dürckheim ordered the construction of the village's first church on the seigneurial lands.

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References[edit]

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