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Alsace, France

Alsace is one of 22 primary administrative regions in France with a population of approximately 1,827,248 people.

Facts and figures on Alsace at a glance

Region name: Alsace (Alsace)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,827,248 people
Country: France
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Alsace (Alsace) is located in the regional capital Strasbourg (Strasbourg) with a population of 274,845 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Alsace's regional capital Strasbourg to France's capital Paris (Paris) is approximately 398 km (247 mi).

Facts and figures about Alsace
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Alsace Alsace1,827,248 peopleStrasbourg Strasbourg274,845 people

Compare with other regions in France.

Map of Alsace

Map of Alsace

Information on Alsace

Information on Alsace
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Alsace AlsaceStrasbourg Strasbourg2FranceEurope

Time in Alsace

Time in Alsace
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 8:24pmIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 7:24pmGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Paris

Geographic coordinates of Alsace

Latitude & Longitude of Alsace
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map48°19'60.0"N (48.3333300°)7°25'60.0"E (7.4333300°)

Subregions in Alsace

There are 2 administrative subregions in Alsace.
Subregions in Alsace
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Departement du Bas-Rhin Département du Bas-Rhin1.1,113,207Strasbourg Strasbourg274,845
Departement du Haut-Rhin Département du Haut-Rhin2.764,064Colmar Colmar65,405

External sources of information on Alsace

Alsace on Wikipedia