Labaroche

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Labaroche
Commune
A general view of Labaroche
A general view of Labaroche
Coat of arms of Labaroche
Coat of arms
Labaroche is located in France
Labaroche
Labaroche
Location within Grand Est region
Labaroche is located in Grand Est
Labaroche
Labaroche
Coordinates: 48°06′38″N 7°11′38″E / 48.1106°N 7.1939°E / 48.1106; 7.1939Coordinates: 48°06′38″N 7°11′38″E / 48.1106°N 7.1939°E / 48.1106; 7.1939
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Colmar-Ribeauvillé
Canton Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines
Intercommunality Vallée de Kaysersberg
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Yvan Schiele
Area1 13.44 km2 (5.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,254
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 68173 /68910
Elevation 420–980 m (1,380–3,220 ft)
(avg. 750 m or 2,460 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.

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

It is located in the Vosges mountains at an average altitude of 750 m. There is a post-office, a bank, several hotels, a little super-market, a salon de the, 2 boulangeries, and an interesting museum, Le Musée des métiers du bois. To the south of the village, on top of a mountain called Petit Hohnack, stands the ruin of a medieval castle.

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