Sète

commune in Hérault, France

Sète is a commune in the Hérault department of France. About 45,000 people live there.

Sète
The royal canal
The royal canal
Coat of arms of Sète
Coat of arms
Location of Sète
Sète is located in France
Sète
Sète
Sète is located in Occitanie
Sète
Sète
Coordinates: 43°14′31″N 3°24′54″E / 43.2419°N 3.4151°E / 43.2419; 3.4151Coordinates: 43°14′31″N 3°24′54″E / 43.2419°N 3.4151°E / 43.2419; 3.4151
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHérault
Area
1
24.21 km2 (9.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
44,558
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34301 /34200
Elevation0–76 m (0–249 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sète is a port and a seaside resort. It is on the Mediterranean. It has its own culture, traditions, cuisine and dialect. It is the hometown of artists including Paul Valéry, Jean Vilar, Georges Brassens, Gregory Del Piero, Hervé Di Rosa, Manitas de Plata and Robert Combas.

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