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Coat of arms of Fortschwihr
Coat of arms
Fortschwihr is located in France
Coordinates: 48°05′23″N 7°27′06″E / 48.0897°N 7.4517°E / 48.0897; 7.4517Coordinates: 48°05′23″N 7°27′06″E / 48.0897°N 7.4517°E / 48.0897; 7.4517
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar-Ribeauvillé
Canton Colmar-2
Intercommunality Pays du Ried Brun
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Hélène Baumert
Area1 4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,194
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68095 /68320
Elevation 182–190 m (597–623 ft)
(avg. 185 m or 607 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.
Fortschwihr, view to a street: Rue du Rhin

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

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