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Strasbourg is located in Fraunce
Location within Grand Est region
Strasbourg is located in Grand Est
Coordinates: 48°35′04″N 7°44′55″E / 48.5844°N 7.7486°E / 48.5844; 7.7486Coordinates: 48°35′04″N 7°44′55″E / 48.5844°N 7.7486°E / 48.5844; 7.7486
RegionGrand Est
Cantonchief toun o 10 cantons
IntercommunalityUrban Commonty o Strasbourg
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Roland Ries (PS)
78.26 km2 (30.22 sq mi)
 • Urban
224 km2 (86 sq mi)
 • Metro
1351.5 km2 (521.8 sq mi)
 • Rank7t in Fraunce
 • Urban
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET (UTC +1))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
Diallin codes0388, 0390, 0368
Elevation132–151 m (433–495 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

Strasbourg (/ˈstɹæsbɜːɡ/; French pronunciation: ​[stʁazbuʁ], [stʁasbuʁ]; Alemannic German: Strossburi, [ˈʃd̥rɔːsb̥uri]; German: Straßburg, [ˈʃtʁaːsbʊɐ̯k], [ˈʃtʁaːsbʊʁç]) is the caipital an principal ceety o the former region o Alsace an the admeenistrative region o Grand Est, northeastren Fraunce, an is the offeecial seat o the European Parliament. Locatit close tae the border wi Germany, it is the caipital ceety o the Bas-Rhin depairtment. In 2006, the ceety proper haed 272,975 inhabitants an its urban community 467,375 inhabitants. Wi 638,670 inhabitants in 2006, Strasbourg's metropolitan aurie ("aire urbaine") (ae the pairt o the metropolitan aurie on French territory) is the nint lairgest in Fraunce. The transnational Eurodistrict Strasbourg-Ortenau haes a population o 884,988 inhabitants.[4]

Twin Touns - Sister Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Strasbourg is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d Only the part of the urban area on French territory.
  2. Unité urbaine de Strasbourg (partie française) (67701) on INSEE
  3. "Aire urbaine de Strasbourg (partie française) (009)". insee.fr. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  4. The offeecial wabsteid o the Eurodistrict indicates Archived 2011-11-18 at the Wayback Machine a population o 868,014, but this does no take inte accoont the offeecial figures for 2008 Archived 2010-03-31 at the Wayback Machine o the Ortenaukreis, which haed a population o 417,613 on 31 December 2008. 884,988 is the addition o the French 2006 census an the German 2008 census. The real actual number o inhabitants is in fact even heicher, due tae the steady growth o the Urban Community o Strasbourg.
  5. "Dresden - Partner Cities". © 2008 Landeshauptstadt Dresden. Archived frae the original on 23 October 2007. Retrieved 29 December 2008.