Hœrdt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hœrdt

Herdt
Coat of arms of Hœrdt
Coat of arms
Location of Hœrdt
Hœrdt is located in France
Hœrdt
Hœrdt
Hœrdt is located in Grand Est
Hœrdt
Hœrdt
Coordinates: 48°41′50″N 7°47′04″E / 48.6972°N 7.7844°E / 48.6972; 7.7844Coordinates: 48°41′50″N 7°47′04″E / 48.6972°N 7.7844°E / 48.6972; 7.7844
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementHaguenau-Wissembourg
CantonBrumath
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alfred Maechling
Area
1
16.56 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,384
 • Density260/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67205 /67720
Elevation128–139 m (420–456 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Hœrdt (French pronunciation: ​[œʁt]; German: Hördt) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Hœrdt is positioned between Strasbourg and Haguenau, a short distance to the south-east of Brumath; the commune is traversed by departmental road RD 37 which leads to Bischwiller some ten kilometres (six miles) to the north and from where it is possible to access the Autoroute A35 north-south autoroute connecting Strasbourg with Ludwigshafen (subject to a ten-minute stretch on single carriageway road to the north of the frontier). Hœrdt is also served by a local rail service.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is important to the local economy: the main crop is, famously, asparagus.

Sport[edit]

Sports lovers are served by various facilities:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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