Oberelsaß

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Oberelsaß (Haute-Alsace) in green, from a contemporary map
Flag of Oberelsaß

Oberelsaß (or Upper Alsace, French: Haute-Alsace) was a region (Bezirk) in the southern part of the province of Elsaß-Lothringen in the German Empire from 1871 to 1918. The region corresponds exactly to the current French department of Haut-Rhin. Its capital was Colmar. It was divided into the districts (Kreise) of:

The flag of Oberelsaß is a yellow bar on a red field decorated on each side with three crowns. The combination of this flag with that of Unterelsaß forms the flag of modern Alsace.

Coordinates: 47°54′N 7°15′E / 47.900°N 7.250°E / 47.900; 7.250