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Encyclopedia > Bas Rhin
Bas-Rhin
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Coat of Arms du Bas-Rhin


Details
Information
Number 67
Region Alsace
Prefecture Strasbourg
Subprefecture Haguenau
Molsheim
Saverne
Sélestat
Wissembourg
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density

Ranked 18th


1,026,120


216 /km²
Area 4,755 km²
Arrondissements 7
Cantons 44
Communes 526
President of the
general council
Philippe Richert
Location
French département, named after the Rhine river.

Contents

History

The département was created on March 4, 1790, during the French Revolution.


Geography

The Rhine River has always been of importance to the area.


Economy

Demographics

Culture

Miscellaneous topics

Strasbourg is the seat of the European parliament.


External link

  • Conseil Général website (http://www.cg67.fr/)


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Clemens / Lewis Family Ancestry - pafg83 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (807 words)
Joseph Kartes was born on 17 Oct 1748 in Neewiller, Bas Rhin, France.
Sybillia Kartes was born in 1750 in Neewiller, Bas Rhin, France.
Joseph Ziegler was born on 11 Jan 1743 in Neewiller, Bas Rhin, France.
Clemens / Lewis Family Ancestry - pafg56 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (718 words)
Jean Georges Fessel was born on 8 Jun 1793 in Fegersheim, Bas Rhin, France.
Wendelin Fessel was born on 16 Mar 1796 in Fegersheim, Bas Rhin, France.
Francois Joseph Fessel was born on 4 Jan 1798 in Fegersheim, Bas Rhin, France.
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