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Colmar

COLMAR City in Upper Alsace, one of the members of the DECAPOLIS, under the overlordship of the King of France from 1648. It was annexed by France in 1672 and forced to submit the following year. From 1698 it was … Continue reading

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Bas-Rhin

BAS-RHIN The Département du Bas-Rhin (67) is in northern Alsace in eastern France, bordering on Germany, both north and east. In 1790 the department was formed from Alsace, a region which had come largely under French control in the 17th … Continue reading

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