BALBRONN: (Bas-Rhin département, Alsace région) Print
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48.58 07.43. This picturesque wine city of 580 is located in 5 kilometers just south of the county seat of the district near Wasselonne. The 1999 population was 602. Grapevines and orchards still encircle the village near forest and the Vosgiennes Mountains. The synagogue, constructed around 1730, was replaced in 1895. Vandalized during Occupation, only walls and roofing remain. http://synagogo.blogg.org/themes-balbronn-111863.html has photographs. http://balbronn.fr/ has general town information in French. The cemetery condition is unknown. [January 2008]