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Where is Alsace, France?

Location of metropolitan region of Alsace on a map

Alsace is a metropolitan region found in the nation of France. Home to 1,880,860 people, it is the 13th largest division in France in terms of population.

Alsace gained its current status as a metropolitan region in the year 1982. The government of Alsace is lead by Philippe Richertand is based in the metropolitan region capital of Strasbourg (Population: 274,845).

The most populous cities in Alsace are: Strasbourg (Population: 274,845), Mulhouse (Population: 111,430), Colmar (Population: 65,405).

Alsace Metropolitan region - Quick Facts

Country France
Region Type Metropolitan region
ISO Code FR_A
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1982
Capital Strasbourg (Population: 274,845)
Head of Government Philippe Richert
Total Population 1,880,860
Total Area 8,280 sq km (3,197 sq miles)
Population Density 227.2 sq km (588.3 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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