Sarre-Union

Sarre-Union (German: Saarunion) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Sarre-Union
The town hall in Sarre-Union
The town hall in Sarre-Union
Coat of arms of Sarre-Union
Coat of arms
Location of Sarre-Union
Sarre-Union is located in France
Sarre-Union
Sarre-Union
Sarre-Union is located in Grand Est
Sarre-Union
Sarre-Union
Coordinates: 48°56′N 7°05′E / 48.94°N 7.09°E / 48.94; 7.09Coordinates: 48°56′N 7°05′E / 48.94°N 7.09°E / 48.94; 7.09
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
ArrondissementSaverne
CantonIngwiller
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Séné
Area
1
15.39 km2 (5.94 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
2,823
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
67434 /67260
Elevation217–330 m (712–1,083 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It consists of two older towns that were unified on 16 June 1794. On the east bank of the Sarre river is the town of Bouquenom (German: Bockenheim) and on the west bank the town of Ville Neuve de Sarrewerden (German: Neu-Saarwerden).[2] It was renamed Saar-Buckenheim between 1940 and 1944 during Nazi Germany occupation.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Sarre-Union on Quid.fr Archived 2008-10-13 at the Wayback Machine