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Strasbourg is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Grand Est region
Strasbourg is locatit 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
1,351.5 km2 (521.8 sq mi)
 (1 January 2013[2])2
 • Rank7t in Fraunce
 • Density3,500/km2 (9,100/sq mi)
 • 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. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Strasbourg (French pronunciation: ​[stʁazbuʁ]; Lawer Alsatie: Strossburi, [ˈʃd̥rɔːsb̥uri]; German: Straßburg, [ˈʃtʁaːsbʊɐ̯k]) is the caipital an principal ceety o the Grand Est region in north-eastren Fraunce an is the offeecial seat o the European Parliament. Locatit close tae the border wi Germany, it is the caipital 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.[5]

Twin Touns - Sister Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Strasbourg is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Only the part of the urban area on French territory.
  2. "67482-Strasbourg". Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  3. Unité urbaine de Strasbourg (partie française) (67701) on INSEE
  4. "Aire urbaine de Strasbourg (partie française) (009)". Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  5. The offeecial wabsteid o the Eurodistrict indicates a population o 868,014, but this does no take inte accoont the offeecial figures for 2008 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.
  6. "Dresden - Partner Cities". © 2008 Landeshauptstadt Dresden. Retrieved 2008-12-29.[deid airtin]