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1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Benfeld (French pronunciation: ​[bɛnfɛld]; Alsatian: Banfald [ˈbanfalt]) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in northeastern France. It is situated on the river Ill. In the nearby hamlet Ehl there is an archaeological site with the remains of the Gallo-Roman city Ellelum or Helvetum.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,309 —    
1800 1,220 −6.8%
1806 1,188 −2.6%
1821 1,794 +51.0%
1831 2,230 +24.3%
1836 2,555 +14.6%
1841 2,688 +5.2%
1846 2,807 +4.4%
1851 3,001 +6.9%
1856 2,926 −2.5%
1861 2,745 −6.2%
1866 2,757 +0.4%
1871 2,603 −5.6%
1875 2,635 +1.2%
1880 2,797 +6.1%
1885 2,544 −9.0%
1890 2,324 −8.6%
1895 2,479 +6.7%
1900 2,388 −3.7%
1905 2,466 +3.3%
1910 2,640 +7.1%
1921 2,518 −4.6%
1926 2,655 +5.4%
1931 2,741 +3.2%
1936 2,838 +3.5%
1946 2,588 −8.8%
1954 2,886 +11.5%
1962 3,449 +19.5%
1968 3,441 −0.2%
1975 3,798 +10.4%
1982 4,451 +17.2%
1990 4,330 −2.7%
1999 4,878 +12.7%
2006 5,260 +7.8%
2009 5,660 +7.6%

Sights

The handsome 1846 synagogue survived the Nazi occupation.[1]

See also

References