Chartres

commune in Eure-et-Loir, France

Chartres is a French commune in the Eure-et-Loir department. About 39,000 people live there.

Chartres
The cathedral
The cathedral
Coat of arms of Chartres
Coat of arms
Location of Chartres
Chartres is located in France
Chartres
Chartres
Chartres is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Chartres
Chartres
Coordinates: 48°16′20″N 1°17′25″E / 48.2721°N 1.2903°E / 48.2721; 1.2903Coordinates: 48°16′20″N 1°17′25″E / 48.2721°N 1.2903°E / 48.2721; 1.2903
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentEure-et-Loir
Area
1
16.85 km2 (6.51 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
38,889
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
28085 /28000
Elevation121–461 m (397–1,512 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sister citiesEdit

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