|Community association||Pays de Barr|
|surface||28.83 km 2|
|Residents||2,201 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||76 inhabitants / km 2|
View of Dambach-la-Ville
Dambach-la-Ville (German Dambach ) is a French commune in the Bas-Rhin department in the Grand Est region (until 2015 Alsace ). It is located in the arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein , about ten kilometers north of Sélestat . Dambach-la-Ville is located on the Alsace Wine Route and today describes itself as a "medieval wine town". The single vineyard Frankstein belongs to the vineyards of the Alsace Grand Cru appellation .
In the 11th century Dambach was elevated to the status of a town, and in the 14th century it was expanded into a fortified bishopric.
From 1871 until the end of the First World War Dambach-la-Ville belonged as part of the realm of Alsace-Lorraine to the German Empire and was assigned to the Schlettstadt district in the Lower Alsace district .
- Saint-Sébastien chapel with ossuary
- Notre-Dame chapel
- Field Chapel St-Jean-Baptiste
- Amber castle ruins
- town hall
- Town center with half-timbered houses and Renaissance buildings
- Théophile Bader (1864–1942), co-founder of the Galeries Lafayette department store
- Léon Kann (1859–1925), sculptor
- Jean-Évangéliste Zaepffel (1735–1808), 1st Bishop of Liège after the French Revolution
View of Dambach; Engraving by Matthäus Merian , ca.1644
- Le Patrimoine des Communes du Bas-Rhin . Flohic Editions, Volume 1, Charenton-le-Pont 1999, ISBN 2-84234-055-8 , pp. 53-59.
- Dambach-la-Ville . In: Topographia Alsatiae ( Matthäus Merian )