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Neuf-Brisach

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Neuf-Brisach
An aerial photograph showing the layout of the town and the way it was built as a fortification.
An aerial photograph showing the layout of the town and the way it was built as a fortification.
Coat of arms of Neuf-Brisach
Coat of arms
Neuf-Brisach is located in France
Neuf-Brisach
Neuf-Brisach
Location within Grand Est region
Neuf-Brisach is located in Grand Est
Neuf-Brisach
Neuf-Brisach
Coordinates: 48°01′04″N 7°31′43″E / 48.0177°N 7.5285°E / 48.0177; 7.5285Coordinates: 48°01′04″N 7°31′43″E / 48.0177°N 7.5285°E / 48.0177; 7.5285
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementColmar-Ribeauvillé
CantonEnsisheim
Government
 • Mayor (2001–08) Maurice Zimmerle
Area
1
1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
1,997
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68231 /68600
Elevation194–198 m (636–650 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Neuf-Brisach is a fortified town of the Haut-Rhin department in the French region of Alsace. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2014, 1,950 people lived there.

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