Sélestat Alsace Handball

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Sélestat Alsace Handball
Full nameSélestat Alsace Handball
Short nameSAHB
Founded1967
ArenaCSI Sélestat
Capacity2,300
PresidentVincent Momper
Head coachJean-Luc Le Gall
League LNH Division 1
2013–14 LNH Division 1, 6th
Colours
Website
Official site

Sélestat Alsace Handball is a team handball club from Sélestat, France that plays in the LNH Division 1.

Sélestat Subprefecture and commune in Grand Est, France

Sélestat is a commune in the north-east region of France. An administrative division (sous-préfecture) of the Bas-Rhin department, the town lies on the Ill river, 17 kilometres (11 mi) from the Rhine and the German border. Sélestat is located between the largest communes of Alsace, Strasbourg and Mulhouse.

France Republic with mainland in Europe and numerous oversea territories

France, officially the French Republic, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.3 million. France, a sovereign state, is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice.

LNH Division 1 sports league

The Division 1 of Ligue Nationale de Handball is the premier men's professional handball league in France, administered by the French Handball Federation. Founded in 1952, it is currently contested by 14 teams.

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