Rodez

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Rodez

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Rodez is located in France
Rodez
Rodez
Coordinates: 44°21′02″N 2°34′30″E / 44.3506°N 2.5750°E / 44.3506; 2.5750Coordinates: 44°21′02″N 2°34′30″E / 44.3506°N 2.5750°E / 44.3506; 2.5750
Kintra Fraunce
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Depairtment Aveyron
Arrondissement Rodez
Intercommunality Grand Rodez
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Teyssèdre (PS)
Area
 • Land1 11.18 km2 (4.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 24,540
 • Population2 Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12202 / 12000
Elevation 501–643 m (1,644–2,110 ft)
(avg. 627 m or 2,057 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 wioot double coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Rodez (Occitan: Rodés) is a toun an commune in soothren Fraunce, in the Aveyron depairtment, o which it is the caipital. Its indwallers are cried Ruthénois.

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