Guebwiller

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Guebwiller
St. Léger Church
St. Léger Church
Coat of arms of Guebwiller
Coat of arms
Location of Guebwiller
Guebwiller is located in France
Guebwiller
Guebwiller
Guebwiller is located in Grand Est
Guebwiller
Guebwiller
Coordinates: 47°54′30″N 7°12′39″E / 47.9083°N 7.2108°E / 47.9083; 7.2108Coordinates: 47°54′30″N 7°12′39″E / 47.9083°N 7.2108°E / 47.9083; 7.2108
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementThann-Guebwiller
CantonGuebwiller
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de la région de Guebwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Francis Kleitz
Area
1
9.68 km2 (3.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
11,384
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68112 /68500
Elevation254–620 m (833–2,034 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Guebwiller (French: Guebwiller, pronounced [ɡebvilɛʁ]; Alsatian: Gàwiller [ˈkaːviləʁ]; German: Gebweiler) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est currently in north-eastern France.

It is situated 20 km (12 mi) northwest of Mulhouse at the foot of the Vosges mountains; the Ballon de Guebwiller, the highest point in the Vosges, lies 8 km (5.0 mi) to the west of the town.

In 2015, Guebwiller had a population of 11,319[2] and its metropolitan area had a population of 30,506.[3]

People[edit]

Guebwiller was the birthplace of

Twin towns[edit]

Guebwiller is twinned with:

Points of interest[edit]

Notre-Dame Church

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2015Commune de Guebwiller (68112)". INSEE. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Aire urbaine de Guebwiller (198)". INSEE. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Partnerstädte der Stadt Luzern". Stadt Luzern (in German). Archived from the original on 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-08-01.

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