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Reims is a commune in France, in the Marne department in the Grand Est region.

Reims
City hall (hôtel de ville)
City hall (hôtel de ville)
Flag of Reims
Flag
Coat of arms of Reims
Coat of arms
Reims is located in France
Reims
Reims
Location within Grand Est region
Reims is located in Grand Est
Reims
Reims
Coordinates: 49°15′46″N 4°02′05″E / 49.2628°N 4.0347°E / 49.2628; 4.0347Coordinates: 49°15′46″N 4°02′05″E / 49.2628°N 4.0347°E / 49.2628; 4.0347
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMarne
ArrondissementReims
CantonReims-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9
IntercommunalityCU Grand Reims
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2019) Arnaud Robinet (LR)
Area
1
46.9 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)2
186,971
 • Density4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
51454 /51100
Elevation80–135 m (262–443 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Reims CathedralEdit

Reims Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims) is famous by coronation of almost every king of France. The cathedral was destroyed by fire in 1914 (after an attack by the German army).