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Saint-Georges church.
Saint-Georges church.
Coat of arms of Haguenau
Location of Haguenau
Haguenau is located in France
Haguenau is located in Grand Est
Coordinates: 48°49′N 7°47′E / 48.82°N 7.79°E / 48.82; 7.79Coordinates: 48°49′N 7°47′E / 48.82°N 7.79°E / 48.82; 7.79
RegionGrand Est
IntercommunalityCA de Haguenau
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Claude Sturni
182.59 km2 (70.50 sq mi)
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67180 /67500
Elevation115–203 m (377–666 ft)
(avg. 159 m or 522 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Haguenau is a commune in Alsace in north-eastern France, in the Bas-Rhin department, of which it is a subprefecture. It is in the Grand Est region.

It is second in size in the Bas-Rhin only to Strasbourg, some 30 km (19 mi) to the south.

Geography[change | change source]

Haguenau is in the northern part of the Bas-Rhin department. The Moder river, a left tributary of the Rhine river, flows through the commune.

It has an area of 182.6 km2 (70.5 sq mi), the commune of Alsace with the largest territory.[1] Its average altitude is 159 m (522 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 140 m (460 ft).[2]

The distances from Haguenau to other cities are:[3]

Haguenau and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Haguenau

The commune of Haguenau is surrounded by 25 communes and so it is one of the communes in France with more surrounding communes. The nearest communes are:

Climate[change | change source]

The climate of Haguenau, in the Köppen climate classification, is Cfb - Oceanic climate with template summers.[3]

Population[change | change source]

The inhabitants of Haguenau are known, in French, as Haguenoviens (women: Haguenoviennes).[4]

With a population of 34,761,[5] Haguenau has a population density of 190 inhabitants/km2.

Evolution of the population in Haguenau

Administration[change | change source]

Haguenau is a subprefecture in the Bas-Rhin department since 1790. It is the capital of the Haguenau-Wissembourg arrondissement and is also the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of the canton of Haguenau formed by 14 communes, with 49,203 inhabitants (2014).[6]

Twin towns[change | change source]

Haguenau has been twinned with Landau (Germany) since 1963.

Gallery[change | change source]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Commune de Haguenau (67180)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  2. "City of Haguenau". Map-France.com. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Ville d'Haguenau". Annuaire-Mairie.fr (in French). Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  4. "Habitants du départment: Bas-Rhin" (in French). habitants.fr. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  6. "Commune de Haguenau (67180)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 26 December 2017.

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