Vichy

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Vichy

Vichèi
Toun haw
Toun haw
Coat of airms o Vichy
Coat airms
Vichy is located in Fraunce
Vichy
Vichy
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Vichy is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Vichy
Vichy
Coordinates: 46°07′40″N 3°25′36″E / 46.1278°N 3.4267°E / 46.1278; 3.4267Coordinates: 46°07′40″N 3°25′36″E / 46.1278°N 3.4267°E / 46.1278; 3.4267
KintraFraunce
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepairtmentAllier
ArrondissementVichy
IntercommunalityVichy Val d'Allier
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Claude Malhuret
Area
1
5.85 km2 (2.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)2
24,992
 • Density4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03310 /03200
Elevation243–317 m (797–1,040 ft)
(avg. 263 m or 863 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.

Vichy (/ˈvɪʃi/;[1] French pronunciation: ​[viʃi]; Occitan: Vichèi) is a ceety in the Allier depairtment, Auvergne, central Fraunce.

It is kent as a spa an resort toun an wis the seat o govrenment an de facto caipital o Vichy Fraunce during the Warld War II Nazi German occupation frae 1940 tae 1944.

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Twin touns – sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Vichy is twinned wi:[2]

Ceety Region Kintra
Wilhelmshaven[2]  Lawer Saxony  Germany
Bad Tölz[2]  Bavarie  Germany
Rhein-Neckar-Kreis[2]  Baden-Württemberg  Germany
Dunfermline[2] Fife  Unitit Kinrick
Logroño[2] Flag of La Rioja (with coat of arms).svg La Rioja  Spain
Cluj-Napoca Actual Cluj county CoA.png Cluj Coonty  Romanie
Saratoga Springs[2]  New York  Unitit States

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Vichy". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  2. a b c d e f g "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 26 December 2013.