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
KintraFraunce
RegionPays de la Loire
DepairtmentVendée
ArrondissementLa Roche-sur-Yon
CantonLa Roche-sur-Yon-1 and La Roche-sur-Yon-2
IntercommunalityLa Roche-sur-Yon Agglomération
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2012) Pierre Regnault
Area
1
87.52 km2 (33.79 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)2
52,664
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
85191 /85000
Elevation32–94 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.