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Béziers

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Coat of arms of Béziers
Administration
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Statistics
Elevation 4–120 m (13–394 ft)
(avg. 17 m or 56 ft*)
Land area1 95.48 km2 (36.87 sq mi)
Population2 72,970  (2012)
 - Density 764/km2 (1,980/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34032/ 34500
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.

Coordinates: 43°12′18″N 3°07′51″E / 43.2051°N 3.1308°E / 43.2051; 3.1308

Béziers is a commune located in the Hérault department. About 73,000 people live there. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe.

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