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Coat o airms o Vichy
Coat o airms
Vichy is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Vichy is locatit in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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
Kintra Fraunce
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Depairtment Allier
Arrondissement Vichy
Intercommunality Vichy Val d'Allier
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Claude Malhuret
Area1 5.85 km2 (2.26 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 24,992
 • Density 4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03310 /03200
Elevation 243–317 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 in Auvergne in 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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26.