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Haut-Rhin

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Haut-Rhin
Coat of Arms du Haut-Rhin
Details
Information
Number68
RegionAlsace
PrefectureColmar
SubprefecturesAltkirch
Guebwiller
Mulhouse
Ribeauvillé
Thann
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Density
Ranked 29th
708 025
201 /kmò
Area3,525 kmò
Arrondissementss6
Cantons31
Communes377
President of the
general council
Constant Goerg
Location
Location of du Haut-Rhin in France

Haut-Rhin is a French département, named after the Rhine river.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Economy
4 Demographics
5 Culture
6 Miscellaneous topics
7 External links

History

The département was created during the French Revolution, 4 mars 1790 by using the law of 22 december 1789 on the southern half of the province of Alsace (Haute-Alsace).

Its boundaries would become modified many times:

Geography

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Miscellaneous topics

External links



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