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Coat of arms of Kembs
Coat of arms
Kembs is located in France
Coordinates: 47°41′23″N 7°30′16″E / 47.6897°N 7.5044°E / 47.6897; 7.5044Coordinates: 47°41′23″N 7°30′16″E / 47.6897°N 7.5044°E / 47.6897; 7.5044
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Mulhouse
Canton Sierentz
Intercommunality Trois Frontières
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Kielwasser
Area1 16.45 km2 (6.35 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,278
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68163 /68680
Elevation 222–255 m (728–837 ft)
(avg. 241 m or 791 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.

Kembs is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France. It was founded during Roman times as the city of Cambete.

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