Mende, Lozère

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A general view o the cathedral an surroondin biggins
A general view o the cathedral an surroondin biggins
Coat o airms o Mende
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Occitanie
Depairtment Lozère
Arrondissement Mende
Intercommunality Haute Vallée d'Olt
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Bertrand (PS)
Area1 36.56 km2 (14.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 12,378
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 48095 /48000
Elevation 691–1,236 m (2,267–4,055 ft)
(avg. 732 m or 2,402 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Mende (in Occitan Mende Occitan pronunciation: ['mende]) is a commune an prefectur o the depairtment o Lozère an o the region o Languedoc-Roussillon in soothren Fraunce.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mende is twinned wi:

Syne 2007, the ceeties o Wunsiedel an Volterra are an aa paired thegither. The twinnin wi Vila Real (much mair populous nor the ceety o Mende) is explained bi the fact that a lairge pairt o the Portuguese population o Mende, an Lozère in general, is frae this region.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Journal de la ville de Mende" (PDF). October 2001. p. 4.