Grand Est

More than any other region of , Grand Est has been shaped by continual waves of settlement, invasion and border changes. As the name suggests, this is a large region of eastern France, fronting the entire border with and , and significant portions of the and borders, too.
Photo: stefano Merli, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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is the capital of the Grand-Est region of and is most widely known for hosting a number of important European institutions. Photo: stefano Merli, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, commonly referred to as just Saint-Dié, is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern . Photo: Cham, CC BY 3.0.

, a city in northern , is perhaps best known for its world heritage listed cathedral, where generations of French kings were crowned. Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the Grand-Est region of and in the Moselle departement that borders and . Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

Destinations

is a moderate-sized city in the Grand-Est region of . Photo: Gnomish, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a subprefecture of the department in the Grand Est region of Eastern France, close to the Swiss and German borders. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune and the capital of the department of in the Grand Est region of north-central France. Photo: Delta 51, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in Alsace, . It was the last town in France to be liberated during World War II, on February 2, 1945. Photo: MickMorton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small city in the department in Grand Est in northeastern . Photo: Duhjeroen, Public domain.

is a commune in northeastern and the capital of the department. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the middle of Alsace. It is home to the humanist library. Photo: Ctruongngoc, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in north-east known for its Champagne production. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the most enchanting towns in Alsace. Photo: Tybo2, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a commune in the department in Grand Est in north-eastern . Photo: Florival fr, CC BY 3.0.

is in Grand-Est. Despite being separated from it by an international border, it serves in many ways as a suburb of , including being linked to its tram network. Photo: Comstagiaire SL, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is one of the prettiest towns in the Alsace. Photo: Awarring, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a fortified town of the department in the French region of Grand-Est. Photo: Psu973, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, in Alsace, Grand-Est was an important town in the Middle Ages. Photo: JLPC, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune in the department in Grand Est in north-eastern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is a commune in the department in Grand Est in northeastern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department of Grand-Est. Photo: Michel G, CC BY 3.0.

is in the foothills of the Vosges mountains, 6 km south of Colmar in the heart of Alsace. Photo: More pics than views…, CC BY 3.0.

Grand Est

Latitude of center
48.4845° or 48° 29' 4.3" north
Longitude of center
6.113° or 6° 6' 46.9" east
Population
5,550,000
Abbreviation
ACAL
Elevation
227 metres (745 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 3925295237
Geo­Names ID
11071622
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Grand Est
  • Albanian: Lindja e madhe
  • Arabic: Grand Est
  • Arabic: ألزاس-شامبان أردان-لورين
  • Arabic: الشرق العظيم
  • Arabic: غراند إيست
  • Aragonese: Gran Este
  • Armenian: Գրանդ Էստ
  • Asturian: ACAL
  • Asturian: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Asturian: Gran Este
  • Asturian: Grand-Est
  • Azerbaijani: Qrand Est
  • Basque: Ekialde Handia
  • Belarusian: Вялікі ўсходні рэгіён
  • Belarusian: Гранд-Эст
  • Belarusian: Гранд Эст
  • Belarusian: Эльзас-Шампань-Ардэны-Латарынгія
  • Belarusian: рэгіён Гранд-Эст
  • Belarusian: рэгіён Гранд Эст
  • Bengali: গ্রঁতেস্ত
  • Breton: Grand Est
  • Breton: Reter-Meur
  • Bulgarian: Гранд Ест
  • Catalan: Gran Est
  • Cebuano: Grand Est
  • Chinese: Grand Est
  • Chinese: 大东部大区
  • Chinese: 大東部
  • Chinese: 大東部大區
  • Chinese: 阿爾薩斯-香檳-阿登-洛林
  • Crimean Tatar: Grand-Est
  • Croatian: Grand Est
  • Czech: Grand Est
  • Danish: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Danish: Grand Est
  • Dimli (individual language): Grand Est
  • Dutch: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Dutch: Elzas-Champagne-Ardenne-Lotharingen
  • Dutch: Grand Est
  • English: ACAL
  • English: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • English: Grand-Est
  • Esperanto: Grand Est
  • Esperanto: Granda Oriento
  • Estonian: Grand Est
  • Finnish: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Finnish: Grand Est
  • French: ACAL
  • French: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • French: Grand-Est
  • French: Grand Est
  • French: Région Grand Est
  • French: région Grand Est
  • Galician: Alsacia-Champaña-Ardenas-Lorena
  • Galician: Gran Leste
  • German: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • German: Elsass-Champagne-Ardennen-Lothringen
  • German: Grand-Est
  • German: Grand Est
  • Greek: ACAL
  • Greek: Αλσατία-Καμπανία-Αρδέννες-Λωρραίνη
  • Greek: Γκραντ Εστ
  • Hebrew: אלזס-שמפאן-ארדן-לורן
  • Hebrew: גראנד-אסט
  • Hebrew: גראנד אסט
  • Hindi: ग्रांड एस्ट
  • Hungarian: Kelet-Franciaország
  • Icelandic: Grand Est
  • Indonesian: Timur Raya
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Grand Est
  • Interlingue: Grand Est
  • Irish: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Italian: Alsazia-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorena
  • Italian: Grand Est
  • Italian: Grande Est
  • Japanese: グラン・テスト地域圏
  • Korean: 그랑테스트
  • Korean: 알자스샹파뉴아르덴로렌
  • Latin: Alsatia Campania Arduenna et Lotharingia
  • Latin: Magnus Oriens
  • Latvian: Grand Est
  • Latvian: Grandesta
  • Limburgan: Grand Est
  • Luxembourgish: Grand Est
  • Macedonian: Голем Исток
  • Macedonian: Гран Ест
  • Mongolian: Гранд Эст
  • Northern Frisian: Grand Est
  • Norwegian: Grand Est
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Grand Est
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Grand Est
  • Occitan (post 1500): Alsàcia-Champanha-Ardena-Lorena
  • Occitan (post 1500): Grand Èst
  • Ossetian: Гранд-Эст
  • Persian: آلزاس-شامپاین-آردن-لورن
  • Persian: گرانت است
  • Picard: Grand Est
  • Piemontese: Grand Est
  • Polish: Grand Est
  • Portuguese: Alsácia-Champanha-Ardenas-Lorena
  • Portuguese: Grande Leste
  • Romanian: Grand Est
  • Russian: Большой восточный регион
  • Russian: Гранд-Эст
  • Russian: Гранд Эст
  • Russian: Эльзас-Шампань-Арденны-Лотарингия
  • Sardinian: Grand Est
  • Scots: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Scots: Grand Est
  • Serbian: Алзас-Шампања-Ардени-Лорен
  • Serbian: Гранд Ест
  • Serbian: Гран ест
  • Serbo-Croatian: Grand Est
  • Slovak: Alsasko-Champagne-Ardenne-Lotrinsko
  • South Azerbaijani: قرانت است
  • Spanish: Alsacia-Lorena-Champaña-Ardenas
  • Spanish: Gran Este
  • Spanish: Región de Gran Este
  • Swedish: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
  • Swedish: Grand Est
  • Swiss German: Elsass-Champagne-Ardenne-Lothringe
  • Swiss German: Grossa Oschta
  • Tajik: Гранд-Эст
  • Tatar: Граңд-Эст
  • Thai: แคว้นกร็องแต็สต์
  • Tosk Albanian: Grand Est
  • Turkish: Grand Est
  • Ukrainian: Гранд-Ест
  • Ukrainian: Гранд Ест
  • Urdu: گرایت است
  • Venetian: Grand Est
  • Venetian: Grando Est
  • Vietnamese: Grand Est
  • Vlaams: Grand Est
  • Waray (Philippines): Grand Est
  • Welsh: Dwyrain Mawr
  • Western Frisian: Grutte Easten
  • Wu Chinese: 大东部大区
  • Yue Chinese: 大東部
  • Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorrain

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