.. is the historic capital of Alsace, a region in north-eastern France. The city is the capital of the Alsace region and the prefecture of the Lower Rhine department (Bas-Rhin). The prefecture also administers the two arrondissements Strasbourg-Campagne and Strasbourg-Ville (from 1871 to 1919 the districts “Strasbourg (country)” and “Strasbourg (city)”), they consist of 8 and 10 cantons respectively. Strasbourg is the core city and largest municipality in Alsace, Bas-Rhin and in the Strasbourg municipal association (CUS) and has around 650 inhabitants in the metropolitan area.
Strasbourg is the seat of numerous European institutions: the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the European Court of Human Rights, the European Ombudsman, the Eurocorps and many others and therefore sees itself as the “capital of Europe”. The millennia-old city is widely known for its rich cultural and historical character.
If you want to spend a long time in Strasbourg for work or family reasons, you should first find out about the Immigration regulations from France inquire.