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Where is Colmar, France Located?

Colmar is a town in the Grand Est region of northeastern France. It is the capital of the Haut-Rhin department and is situated near the border with Germany. Colmar is known for its well-preserved medieval old town and its charming half-timbered houses. The town is located in the Alsace region, which has a unique blend of French and German influences in its culture and architecture. Colmar is approximately 68 kilometers (42 miles) south-southwest of Strasbourg, another major city in the region.

Colmar Location Map, France

RegionGrand Est
Coordinates48°04′54″N 7°21′20″E
Area66.57 km2 (25.70 sq mi)
Population 68,294
Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code68066 /68000
Dialling codes389
Elevation175-214 m (574-702 ft)(avg. 197 m or 646 ft)