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Achenheim

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Country  France
Department  Bas-Rhin
Population (2014)  2,001
Local time  Wednesday 9:10 AM
Region  Grand Est
Canton  Lingolsheim
Area  6.03 km²
Arrondissement  Strasbourg
Achenheim
Intercommunality  Strasbourg Eurométropole
Weather  7°C, Wind S at 19 km/h, 80% Humidity

Achenheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

Contents

Map of Achenheim, France

History

The oldest human remains in Alsace, dating from the Paleolithic era, were found at Achenheim. The village was burnt down by the people of Strasbourg in 1262, during a war with Bishop Walter von Geroldseck.

Geography

Achenheim is a village in the Bas-Rhin district of Strasbourg and in the township of Mundolsheim, near the Canal de la Bruche and the departmental road from Flexbourg to Strasbourg.

Waterways

  • Canal de la Bruche
  • Bruche River
  • References

    Achenheim Wikipedia


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