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Le Havre
Le Havre Vue Plage 14 07 2005.jpg
Coat o airms o Le Havre
Coat o airms
Le Havre is locatit in Fraunce
Le Havre
Le Havre
Location within Normandy region
Le Havre is locatit in Normandy
Le Havre
Le Havre
Coordinates: 49°29′24″N 0°06′00″E / 49.49000°N 0.100000°E / 49.49000; 0.100000Coordinates: 49°29′24″N 0°06′00″E / 49.49000°N 0.100000°E / 49.49000; 0.100000
KintraFraunce
RegionNormandy
DepairtmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
IntercommunalityCODAH
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2010 - 2014) Edouard Phillippe (UMP)
Area
1
46.95 km2 (18.13 sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2006)
182.45 km2 (70.44 sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2006)
615.39 km2 (237.60 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)2
179,751
 • Rank12t in Fraunce
 • Density3,800/km2 (9,900/sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2006)
246,195
 • Urban density1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2006)
291,765
 • Metro density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET (UTC +1))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
Wabsteidwww.ville-lehavre.fr
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.
Le Havre, the Ceety Rebuilt bi Auguste Perret
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
CriteriaCultural: ii, iv
Reference1181
Inscription2005 (29th Session)

Le Havre (French pronunciation: ​[lə ɑvʁ]) is a ceety in the Seine-Maritime depairtment o the Upper Normandy region in Fraunce. It is situatit in north-wastren Fraunce, on the richt bank o the mooth o the river Seine on the Inglis Channel. Le Havre is the maist populous commune in the Haute-Normandie region, although the total population o the greater Le Havre conurbation is smawer than that o Rouen. It is the seicont lairgest subprefectur in Fraunce (efter Reims). Its port is the seicont busiest in Fraunce (efter that o Marseille). Syne 1974 it haes been the see o the diocese o Le Havre.

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Le Havre is twinned, or haes a sister ceety relationship wi:[1]

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  1. "Le Havre Website - Twin Towns". lehavre.eu. Retrieved 29 November 2008. 
  2. "Saint Petersburg in figures - International and Interregional Ties". Saint Petersburg City Government. Retrieved 23 November 2008.