Franken, Haut-Rhin

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Coat of arms of Franken
Coat of arms
Franken is located in France
Coordinates: 47°36′13″N 7°21′20″E / 47.6036°N 7.3556°E / 47.6036; 7.3556Coordinates: 47°36′13″N 7°21′20″E / 47.6036°N 7.3556°E / 47.6036; 7.3556
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Altkirch
Canton Altkirch
Intercommunality Vallée de Hundsbach
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert Schertzinger
Area1 6.22 km2 (2.40 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 331
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68096 /68130
Elevation 326–432 m (1,070–1,417 ft)
(avg. 335 m or 1,099 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.

Franken is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.

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