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Nantes

Naoned
Place Royale
Place Royale
Banner o Nantes
Banner
Coat of airms o Nantes
Coat airms
Motto(s): 
Laitin: Favet Neptunus eunti
("Neptune favours the traveller")
Nantes is locatit in Fraunce
Nantes
Nantes
Location within Pays de la Loire region
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Coordinates: 47°13′05″N 1°33′10″W / 47.2181°N 1.5528°W / 47.2181; -1.5528Coordinates: 47°13′05″N 1°33′10″W / 47.2181°N 1.5528°W / 47.2181; -1.5528
KintraFraunce
RegionPays de la Loire
DepairtmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementNantes
CantonChief ceety o 11 cantons
IntercommunalityNantes Métropole
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2012–) Patrick Rimbert (PS)
Area
1
65.19 km2 (25.17 sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2008)
524.6 km2 (202.5 sq mi)
 • Metro
 (1999)
2,242.6 km2 (865.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2
314,611
 • Rank6t in Fraunce
 • Density4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2007)
580,502
 • Urban density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2010)
873,133
 • Metro density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET (GMT +1))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44109 /44000, 44100, 44200 an 44300
Diallin codes02
Websitenantes.fr (in French)
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.

Nantes (French pronunciation: ​[nɑ̃t]) (Breton: Naoned, Gallo: Naunnt) is a ceety in Wast Fraunce, locatit on the Loire River, 50 km (31 mi) frae the Atlantic coast.[1] The ceety is the 6t lairgest in Fraunce, while its metropolitan aurie ranks 6t wi nearly 900,000 indwallers.[2]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nantes is twinned or haes sister ceety relations wi:

Pairtnerships

The ceety haes an aa biggit close ties wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nantes Hutchinson Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14 August 2007.
  2. Population des villes de France au dernier recensement PopulationData.net. Retrieved 14 August 2007
  3. "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 11 Julie 2013.
  4. "Home page of Cardiff Council – Cardiff's twin cities". Cardiff Council. 15 Juin 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2010.
  5. "Tbilisi Sister Cities". Tbilisi City Hall. Tbilisi Municipal Portal. Archived frae the original on 24 Julie 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013. freemit airtin in |work= (help)