Valence, Drôme

commune in Drôme, France

Valence is a city in the south of France, along the Rhône river. It is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the Drôme department in France.

Valence

Valença
View of the city of Valence
View of the city of Valence
Coat of arms of Valence
Coat of arms
Location of Valence
Valence is located in France
Valence
Valence
Valence is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Valence
Valence
Coordinates: 44°56′00″N 4°53′30″E / 44.9333°N 4.8917°E / 44.9333; 4.8917Coordinates: 44°56′00″N 4°53′30″E / 44.9333°N 4.8917°E / 44.9333; 4.8917
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
ArrondissementValence
CantonValence-1, 2, 3 and 4
IntercommunalityValence-Romans Sud Rhône-Alpes
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Nicolas Daragon
Area
1
36.69 km2 (14.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
62,481
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Valentinois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
26362 /26000
Elevation106–191 m (348–627 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 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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