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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 o airms o Poitiers
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Depairtment Vienne
Arrondissement Poitiers
Canton Prefectur
Intercommunality Agglomeration commonty o Poitiers (CAP)
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2016) Alain Claeys
Area1 289.11 km2 (111.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)2 298,339
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86194 /86000
Elevation 65–144 m (213–472 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

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

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Poitiers is twinned wi:

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