Wissembourg

Local name
LocationWissembourg, France

Wissembourg is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

It is situated on the little River Lauter close to the border between France and Germany approximately 60 km north of Strasbourg and 35 km west of Karlsruhe. Wissembourg is a sub-prefecture of the department. The name Wissembourg is a Gallicized version of Weißenburg in German meaning "white castle". The Latin place-name, sometimes used in ecclesiastical sources, is Sebusium.The town was annexed by France after 1648 but then incorporated into Germany in 1871. It was returned to France in 1919, but reincorporated back into Germany on 1940. After 1944 it again became French.

Tags Heritage
Download Download See more

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wissembourg

Address 3 Rue des Augustins, Wissembourg 67160, France

Coordinates 49°2'15.568" N 7°56'35.561" E

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now