|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Éric Straumann|
|Area1||6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)|
|• Density||250/km2 (650/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||68146 / 68125|
|Elevation||177–190 m (581–623 ft)
(avg. 184 m or 604 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.
Houssen is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine in north-eastern France. It is located near Colmar, the department capital and the Colmar Airport. It is near the border of Germany and thus has acquired many influences of the German culture including architecture, cuisine, and art.
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