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Bas-Rhin

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Bas-Rhin
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Coat of Arms du Bas-Rhin


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Number67
RegionAlsace
PrefectureStrasbourg
SubprefectureHaguenau
Molsheim
Saverne
Sélestat
Wissembourg
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density

Ranked 18th


1,026,120


216 /km²
Area4,755 km²
Arrondissements7
Cantons44
Communes526
President of the
general council
Philippe Richert
Location
Location of Bas-Rhin in France

Bas-Rhin is a 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

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