Chartres

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Chartres
France Eure et Loir Chartres Vieille ville 02.jpg
Coat of airms o Chartres
Coat airms
Chartres is locatit in Fraunce
Chartres
Chartres
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
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Coordinates: 48°27′22″N 1°29′02″E / 48.456°N 1.484°E / 48.456; 1.484Coordinates: 48°27′22″N 1°29′02″E / 48.456°N 1.484°E / 48.456; 1.484
KintraFraunce
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepairtmentEure-et-Loir
ArrondissementChartres
IntercommunalityChartres Métropole
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Gorges
Area
1
16.85 km2 (6.51 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
39,159
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
28085 /28000
Elevation121–161 m (397–528 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Chartres (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁtʁ]) is a commune an capital o the Eure-et-Loir depairtment in northren Fraunce. It is locatit 96 km (60 mi) soothwast o Paris.

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Chartres is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived frae the original on 5 Julie 2013. Retrieved 20 Julie 2013.
  2. "Twinning with Palestine". 1998–2008 The Britain – Palestine Twinning Network. Retrieved 29 November 2008.
  3. "::Bethlehem Municipality::". bethlehem-city.org. Retrieved 10 October 2009.
  4. "Ciudades Hermanas (Sister Cities)" (in Spanish). Municipalidad del Cusco. Retrieved 23 September 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)[deid airtin]