Colmar Unabridged


a department in NE France. 1354 sq. mi. (3505 sq. km). Capital: Colmar. Unabridged
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Colmar (French kɔlmar)
German name: Kolmar a city in NE France: annexed to Germany 1871--1919 and 1940--45; textile industry. Pop: 65 136 (1999)

Haut-Rhin (French orɛ̃)
a department of E France in Alsace region. Capital: Colmar. Pop: 722 692 (2003 est). Area: 3566 sq km (1377 sq miles)

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town, northeastern France, Haut-Rhin departement, in theAlsace region. Colmar is located 42 mi (68 km) south-southwest of Strasbourg, 10 mi west of the Rhine River, bordering the German frontier and a few miles east of the foothills of the Vosges Mountains. It is on the main railway from Strasbourg to Mulhouse and Basel, Switz.

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