La Roche-sur-Yon

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La Roche-sur-Yon
Square Napoléon an Saint-Louis Kirk
Square Napoléon an Saint-Louis Kirk
Coat o airms o La Roche-sur-Yon
Coat o airms
La Roche-sur-Yon is locatit in Fraunce
La Roche-sur-Yon
La Roche-sur-Yon
Location within Pays de la Loire region
La Roche-sur-Yon is locatit in Pays de la Loire
La Roche-sur-Yon
La Roche-sur-Yon
Coordinates: 46°40′14″N 1°25′34″W / 46.6705°N 1.426°W / 46.6705; -1.426Coordinates: 46°40′14″N 1°25′34″W / 46.6705°N 1.426°W / 46.6705; -1.426
Kintra Fraunce
Region Pays de la Loire
Depairtment Vendée
Arrondissement La Roche-sur-Yon
Canton La Roche-sur-Yon-1 and La Roche-sur-Yon-2
Intercommunality La Roche-sur-Yon Agglomération
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2012) Pierre Regnault
Area1 87.52 km2 (33.79 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 52,664
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85191 /85000
Elevation 32–94 m (105–308 ft)
(avg. 74 m or 243 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.

La Roche-sur-Yon (pronounced [la ʁɔʃ syʁ jɔ̃]) is a commune in the Vendée depairtment in the Pays de la Loire region in wastren Fraunce.