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Coordinates: 48°07′35″N 7°22′44″E / 48.1264°N 7.3789°E / 48.1264; 7.3789Coordinates: 48°07′35″N 7°22′44″E / 48.1264°N 7.3789°E / 48.1264; 7.3789
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar-Ribeauvillé
Canton Colmar-2
Intercommunality Colmar
  Mayor (20142020) Christian Klinger
Area1 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,681
  Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68146 / 68125
Elevation 177–190 m (581–623 ft)
(avg. 184 m or 604 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Houssen (german Hausen) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is located near Colmar, the department capital and the Colmar Airport. It is near the border of Germany and thus has acquired many influences of the German culture including architecture, cuisine, and art.

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