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Alsace
Region o Fraunce

Flag
Kintra Banner o Fraunce Fraunce
Prefectur Strasbourg
Depairtments
Government
 • Preses Philippe Richert (2010–) (UMP)
Area
 • Total 8,280 km2 (3,200 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 1,815,488
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 48 billion (2007)[2]
GDP per capita € 26,500 (2007)[2]
NUTS Region FR4
Website region-alsace.eu

Alsace (French: Alsace [alzas]; Alsatian: Elsàss [ˈɛlsɑs]; German: Elsass, pre-1996: Elsaß, IPA: [ˈɛlzas]; Laitin: Alsatia) is the fift-smawest o the 27 regions o Fraunce in land aurie (8,280 km²), an the smawest in metropolitan Fraunce. It is also the seventh-most densely populatit region in Fraunce an third maist densely populatit region in metropolitan Fraunce, wi ca. 220 inhabitants per km² (total population in 2006: 1,815,488; 1 Januar 2008 estimate: 1,836,000). Alsace is locatit on Fraunce's eastren border an on the wast bank o the upper Rhine adjacent tae Germany an Swisserland. The poleetical, economic an cultural caipital as well as lairgest ceety o Alsace is Strasbourg. Acause that ceety is the seat o dozens o internaitional organizations an bodies, Alsace is poleetically ane o the maist important regions in the European Union.

Mulhouse

    Mulhouse is the secound biggest city after strasbourg. Mulhouse as about 100 000 people 4 times less then manchester! Mulhouse as a lot of museum like the museum of cars or the train museum. Mulhouse then is very nice to visit.

Major communities[eedit | eedit soorce]

German oreeginal names in brackets if French names are different


Sister provinces[eedit | eedit soorce]

There is an accord de coopération internationale atween Alsace an the follaein regions:[3]

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