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Strasbourg
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Strasbourg is locatit in France
Strasbourg
Strasbourg
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
Kintra Fraunce
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Depairtment Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Strasbourg-Ville
Canton chief toun o 10 cantons
Intercommunality Urban Commonty o Strasbourg
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Roland Ries (PS)
 • Urban (2012[1]) 224 km2 (86 sq mi)
 • Metro (2012[1]) 1,351.5 km2 (521.8 sq mi)
 • Land1 78.26 km2 (30.22 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013[2])2 275,718
 • Rank 7t in Fraunce
 • Urban (2012[1]) 454,475[3]
 • Metro (2012[1]) 768,868[4]
Time zone CET (UTC +1)
INSEE/Postal code 67482
Diallin codes 0388, 0390, 0368
Elevation 132–151 m (433–495 ft)
Website http://www.strasbourg.eu/

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population wioot double coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Strasbourg (French pronunciation: [stʁazbuʁ]; Lawer Alsatie: Strossburi, [ˈʃd̥rɔːsb̥uri]; German: Straßburg, [ˈʃtʁaːsbʊɐ̯k]) is the caipital an principal ceety o the Alsace 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". insee.fr. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  3. Unité urbaine de Strasbourg (partie française) (67701) on INSEE
  4. "Aire urbaine de Strasbourg (partie française) (009)". insee.fr. 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]