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Coordinates: 48°43′58″N 7°42′33″E / 48.732778°N 7.709167°E / 48.732778; 7.709167

Commune of Brumath

Blason Brumath.svg
Location
Brumath is located in France
Brumath
Administration
Country France
Region Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Campagne
Canton Brumath
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la région de Brumath
Mayor Etienne Wolf
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 136–189 m (450–620 ft)
Land area1 29.54 km2 (11.41 sq mi)
Population2 9,737  (2006)
 - Density 330 /km2 (850 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 67067/ 67170
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Brumath, also Brumpt, is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

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History

Brumath occupies the site of the Roman Brocomagus[1].

Geography

Brumath is located on the Zorn river.

It is 17 km (11 mi) north of Strasbourg and 13 km (8.1 mi) south of Haguenau

Landmarks

Brumath has a Roman Catholic and a Protestant church. The vaulted basement of the former castle of the Hanau-Lichtenberg family now houses the Musée archéologique, displaying findings made in and around the ancient Roman town of Brocomagus.

Transportation

Brumath is served by the Route nationale 63, linking Strasbourg to Haguenau, and by the A4 autoroute.

See also

References

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

BRUMATH, or Brumpt, a town of Germany, in the imperial territory of Alsace-Lorraine, on the Zorn and the StrassburgAvricoart railway. Pop. 5500. It has a Roman Catholic and a Protestant church, and occupies the site of the Roman Brocomagus. Its industries comprise tanning and saw-milling, and it has some trade in wine and tobacco and hops.


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