Istres

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Istres
Historic center
Historic center
Coat o airms o Istres
Coat o airms
Istres is locatit in Fraunce
Istres
Istres
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Istres is locatit in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Istres
Istres
Coordinates: 43°30′54″N 4°59′22″E / 43.51510°N 04.98950°E / 43.51510; 04.98950Coordinates: 43°30′54″N 4°59′22″E / 43.51510°N 04.98950°E / 43.51510; 04.98950
KintraFraunce
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepairtmentBouches-du-Rhône
ArrondissementIstres
CantonIstres Nord an Istres Sud
IntercommunalityOuest Provence
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Bernardini
Area
1
113.73 km2 (43.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
42,603
 • Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
13047 /13800
Elevation0–120 m (0–394 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Istres (French pronunciation: ​[istʁ]) (Occitan: Istre) is a commune in soothren Fraunce, some 60 km (38 mi) northwest o Marseille. It is in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in the Bouches-du-Rhône depairtment, o which it is a subprefectur. Its indwallers are cried Istréens an Istréennes.