Hindisheim

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Hindisheim

Híndse
The town hall in Hindisheim
The town hall in Hindisheim
Coat of arms of Hindisheim
Coat of arms
Location of Hindisheim
Hindisheim is located in France
Hindisheim
Hindisheim
Hindisheim is located in Grand Est
Hindisheim
Hindisheim
Coordinates: 48°28′11″N 7°38′23″E / 48.4697°N 7.6397°E / 48.4697; 7.6397Coordinates: 48°28′11″N 7°38′23″E / 48.4697°N 7.6397°E / 48.4697; 7.6397
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSélestat-Erstein
CantonErstein
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Michel Galea
Area
1
11.84 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,483
 • Density130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67197 /67150
Elevation148–154 m (486–505 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Hindisheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

Agriculture retains a leading role in the local economy.

Geography[edit]

The village is positioned some twenty kilometres (twelve miles) to the south of Strasbourg, beside the little River Andlau

Landmarks[edit]

  • Chapel of the Virgin Mary (fifteenth century). Unusually even in Alsace, this features a half timbered bell tower.
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul (nineteenth century). The church contains a Rinckenbach organ (1922).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)