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Die
A general view of Die
A general view of Die
Coat of arms of Die
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Die
Canton Le Diois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Diois
Area
1
57.28 km2 (22.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
4,516
 • Density 78.841/km2 (204.20/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
26113 /26150
Elevation 367–1,841 m (1,204–6,040 ft)
(avg. 410 m or 1,350 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Die (Occitan: Diá) is a small city and commune in southeastern France in the Drôme department, of which it is a sub-prefecture. It is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Geography

Die is in the eastern part of the Drôme department. The Drôme river, a tributary of the Rhône river, flows through the commune.

It has an area of 57.3 km2 (22.1 sq mi). Its average altitude is 1,104 m (3,622 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 402 m (1,319 ft).

The distances from Die to other cities are:

Die and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Die

The commune of Die is surrounded by 8 communes: Chamaloc, Romeyer, Laval-d'Aix, Molières-Glandaz, Aix-en-Diois, Barsac, Ponet-et-Saint-Auban, Marignac-en-Diois.

Climate

The climate of Die, in the Köppen climate classification, is Cfb - Oceanic climate with template summers.

Population

The inhabitants of Die are known, in French, as Diois (women: Dioises).

With a population of 4,516, Die has a population density of 79 inhabitants/km2.

Evolution of the population in Die

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Administration

Die is a sub-prefecture in the Drôme department since 1800. It is the capital of the Die arrondissement and is also the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of the canton of Le Diois formed by 63 communes, with 13,617 inhabitants (2014).

Twin towns

Die is twinned with:

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