Béziers (French pronunciation: ​[be.zje]; Occitan: Besièrs) is a toun in Languedoc in soothren Fraunce.

Béziers
St. Nazaire Cathedral an Pont Vieux
St. Nazaire Cathedral an Pont Vieux
Coat o airms o Béziers
Coat o airms
Béziers is locatit in Fraunce
Béziers
Béziers
Location within Occitanie region
Béziers is locatit in Occitanie
Béziers
Béziers
Coordinates: 43°20′51″N 3°13′08″E / 43.3476°N 3.219°E / 43.3476; 3.219Coordinates: 43°20′51″N 3°13′08″E / 43.3476°N 3.219°E / 43.3476; 3.219
KintraFraunce
RegionOccitanie
DepairtmentHérault
ArrondissementBéziers
IntercommunalityBéziers Méditerranée
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Robert Ménard (FN)
Area
1
95.48 km2 (36.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
72,970
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34032 /34500
Elevation4–120 m (13–394 ft)
(avg. 17 m or 56 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.

Internaitional relationsEedit

Béziers is twinned wi:[1]

ReferencesEedit

  1. Offeecial wabsteid o Béziers: "Villes jumelées avec Béziers". Accessed 2 December 2014 (in French)