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Le Havre

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Le Havre is located in France
Le Havre
Le Havre
Coordinates: 49°29′24″N 0°06′00″E / 49.49000°N 0.100000°E / 49.49000; 0.100000Coordinates: 49°29′24″N 0°06′00″E / 49.49000°N 0.100000°E / 49.49000; 0.100000
Kintra Fraunce
Region Upper Normandy
Depairtment Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Intercommunality CODAH
Government
 • Mayor (2010 - 2014) Edouard Phillippe (UMP)
Area
 • Urban (2006) 182.45 km2 (70.44 sq mi)
 • Metro (2006) 615.39 km2 (237.60 sq mi)
 • Land1 46.95 km2 (18.13 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Rank 12t in Fraunce
 • Urban (2006) 246,195
 • Urban density 1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
 • Metro (2006) 291,765
 • Metro density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Population2 179,751
 • Population2 Density 3,800/km2 (9,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC +1)
INSEE/Postal code 76351
Website www.ville-lehavre.fr

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population wioot double coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Le Havre, the Ceety Rebuilt bi Auguste Perret
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Kintra Fraunce
Type Cultural
Criterie ii, iv
Reference 1181
UNESCO region Europe an North Americae
Inscription history
Inscription 2005 (29th Session)

Le Havre (French pronunciation: [lə ɑvʁ]) is a ceety in the Seine-Maritime depairtment o the Upper Normandy region in Fraunce. It is situatit in north-wastren Fraunce, on the richt bank o the mooth o the river Seine on the Inglis Channel. Le Havre is the maist populous commune in the Haute-Normandie region, although the total population o the greater Le Havre conurbation is smawer than that o Rouen. It is the seicont lairgest subprefectur in Fraunce (efter Reims). Its port is the seicont busiest in Fraunce (efter that o Marseille). Syne 1974 it haes been the see o the diocese o Le Havre.

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Le Havre is twinned, or haes a sister ceety relationship wi:[1]

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  1. "Le Havre Website - Twin Towns". lehavre.eu. Retrieved 29 November 2008. 
  2. "Saint Petersburg in figures - International and Interregional Ties". Saint Petersburg City Government. Retrieved 23 November 2008.