Houssen

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Houssen
The church in Houssen
The church in Houssen
Coat of arms of Houssen
Coat of arms
Location of Houssen
Houssen is located in France
Houssen
Houssen
Houssen is located in Grand Est
Houssen
Houssen
Coordinates: 48°07′35″N 7°22′44″E / 48.1264°N 7.3789°E / 48.1264; 7.3789Coordinates: 48°07′35″N 7°22′44″E / 48.1264°N 7.3789°E / 48.1264; 7.3789
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementColmar-Ribeauvillé
CantonColmar-2
IntercommunalityColmar
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christian Klinger
Area
1
6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,186
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68146 /68125
Elevation177–190 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.

Houssen (german Hausen) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est 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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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.