Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand (French pronunciation: ​[klɛʀmɔ̃ fɛʀɑ̃], Auvergnat Occitan: Clarmont-Ferrand / Clarmont d'Auvèrnha) is a ceety an commune o Fraunce, in the Auvergne region, wi a population o 141,000 (2011). Its metropolitan aurie haed 463 891 indwallers at the 1999 census. It is the prefectur (caipital) o the Puy-de-Dôme depairtment. Serge Godard is the current Mayor o the ceety.

Clermont-Ferrand
The Place o Jaude The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption of Clermont, The tramway Translohr ; The Statue o Vercingétorix The Opera o Clermont-Ferrand.
The Place o Jaude
The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption of Clermont, The tramway Translohr ; The Statue o Vercingétorix
The Opera o Clermont-Ferrand.
Coat of airms o Clermont-Ferrand
Coat airms
Clermont-Ferrand is locatit in Fraunce
Clermont-Ferrand
Clermont-Ferrand
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Clermont-Ferrand is locatit in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Clermont-Ferrand
Clermont-Ferrand
Coordinates: 45°46′59″N 3°04′57″E / 45.7831°N 3.0824°E / 45.7831; 3.0824Coordinates: 45°46′59″N 3°04′57″E / 45.7831°N 3.0824°E / 45.7831; 3.0824
KintraFraunce
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepairtmentPuy-de-Dôme
ArrondissementClermont-Ferrand
IntercommunalityClermont
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008—2014) Serge Godard
Area
1
42.67 km2 (16.47 sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2010)
300 km2 (100 sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2010)
1331 km2 (514 sq mi)
Population
 (2011[1])2
140,957
 • Density3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
 • Urban
 (Jan. 2010)
463,891
 • Urban density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
 (Jan. 2010)
463,891
 • Metro density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
63113 /63000
Elevation321–602 m (1,053–1,975 ft)
(avg. 358 m or 1,175 ft)
Websitehttp://www.clermont-ferrand.fr/
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

Twin touns – Sister ceetiesEedit

Clermont-Ferrand is twinned wi:[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 2011 Census, INSEE
  2. a b c d e f g h i j k l "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  3. "Twinning". Aberdeen City Council. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2008.
  4. a b "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 11 Julie 2013.
  5. Salford City Council. "Salford's twin towns". Salford.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 Mey 2008.
  6. "Sister Cities". City of Norman. Retrieved 7 Januar 2012.
  7. Uzaklar Yakinlaşti - Sivas Twin Towns (in Turkis)