Colmar (FR)

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Colmar (pronounced [kɔlmaʁ]; Alsatian: Colmer [ˈkolməʁ]) is a town (69,899 inhabitants end 2015) in the Haut-Rhin department and Grand Est region of north-eastern France. It is the seat of the prefecture of the Haut-Rhin department and of the subprefecture of the Colmar-Ribeauvillé arrondissement. Colmar is renowned for its well-preserved old town, its numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums, among which is the Unterlinden Museum, which houses the Isenheim Altarpiece.

Colmar is situated on the Alsatian Wine Route and considers itself to be the "capital of Alsatian wine" (capitale des vins d'Alsace).

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Postal code 68000

Circle in 1957

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In the 1870-1918 German Empire period

Bridge COLMAR in 1899.