Poitiers

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Poitiers
Historic centre o Poitiers wi Kirk o Saint-Radegund, Cathedral o Saint-Pierre an Palace o Juistice in the backgrund
Historic centre o Poitiers wi Kirk o Saint-Radegund, Cathedral o Saint-Pierre an Palace o Juistice in the backgrund
Coat of airms o Poitiers
Coat airms
Poitiers is locatit in Fraunce
Poitiers
Poitiers
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Poitiers is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Poitiers
Poitiers
Coordinates: 46°35′N 0°20′E / 46.58°N 0.34°E / 46.58; 0.34Coordinates: 46°35′N 0°20′E / 46.58°N 0.34°E / 46.58; 0.34
KintraFraunce
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepairtmentVienne
ArrondissementPoitiers
CantonPrefectur
IntercommunalityAgglomeration commonty o Poitiers (CAP)
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2016) Alain Claeys
Area
1
289.11 km2 (111.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)2
298,339
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
86194 /86000
Elevation65–144 m (213–472 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

Poitiers ([pwatje] ( listen)) is a ceety on the Clain river in wast-central Fraunce.

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Poitiers is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Acordos de Geminação" (in Portuguese). © 2009 Câmara Municipal de Coimbra – Praça 8 de Maio – 3000-300 Coimbra. Retrieved 25 Juin 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)