Not to be confused with La Baroche.

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Coordinates: 48°06′38″N 7°11′38″E / 48.1106°N 7.1939°E / 48.1106; 7.1939Coordinates: 48°06′38″N 7°11′38″E / 48.1106°N 7.1939°E / 48.1106; 7.1939
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar-Ribeauvillé
Canton Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines
Intercommunality Vallée de Kaysersberg
  Mayor (20012008) Yvan Schiele
Area1 13.44 km2 (5.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,254
  Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68173 / 68910
Elevation 420–980 m (1,380–3,220 ft)
(avg. 750 m or 2,460 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.

Labaroche (German: Zell) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

It is located in the Vosges mountains at an average altitude of 750 m. There is a post-office, a bank, several hotels, a little super-market, a salon de the, 2 boulangeries, and an interesting museum, Le Musée des métiers du bois. To the south of the village, on top of a mountain called Petit Hohnack, stands the ruin of a medieval castle.

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