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Langres
View of Langres
View of Langres
Coat of arms of Langres
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haute-Marne
Arrondissement Langres
Canton Langres
Intercommunality Le Grand Langres
Area1 22.33 km2 (8.62 sq mi)
Population (2014) 7,850
 • Density 351.55/km2 (910.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 52269 /52200
Elevation 327–475 m (1,073–1,558 ft)
(avg. 401 m or 1,316 ft)
Website www.langres.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Langres is a commune of France and a subprefecture of the Haute-Marne department in northeastern France, in the Grand Est region.

Geography

The city of Langres is on the southen part of the Haute-Marne department in northeast France; the city is on a promontory that is in the north of the Plateau de Langres.

It has an area of 22.3 km2 (8.6 sq mi). Its average altitude is 401 m (1,316 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 450 m (1,480 ft).

The distances from Langres to other cities are:

Langres and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Langres

The commune of Langres is surrounded by the communes Balesmes-sur-Marne, Champigny-lès-Langres, Chatenay-Mâcheron, Humes-Jorquenay, Peigney, Perrancey-les-Vieux-Moulins, Saint-Ciergues, Saint-Vallier-sur-Marne and Saints-Geosmes.

The Marne river flows through the commune of Langres.

Climate

The Köppen climate classification type for the climate at Langres is a "Marine West Coast Climate" and of the subtype "Cfb".

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Langres is 746.8 mm (29.4 in). The month with the most precipitation on average is December with 83.8 mm (3.3 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is August with an average of 40.6 mm (1.6 in).

The average temperature for the year in Langres is 9.7 °C (49.5 °F). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 18.7 °C (65.7 °F). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 1.1 °C (34.0 °F).

Climate data for Langres, France
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
5.1
(41.2)
9.4
(48.9)
13.1
(55.6)
17.4
(63.3)
20.8
(69.4)
23.5
(74.3)
22.2
(72)
18.9
(66)
13.8
(56.8)
7.6
(45.7)
4.1
(39.4)
13.28
(55.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.1
(34)
2.2
(36)
5.8
(42.4)
8.9
(48)
13.1
(55.6)
16.3
(61.3)
18.7
(65.7)
18.6
(65.5)
14.8
(58.6)
10.5
(50.9)
5
(41)
1.9
(35.4)
9.74
(49.54)
Average low °C (°F) -1.3
(29.7)
-0.7
(30.7)
2.1
(35.8)
4.6
(40.3)
8.7
(47.7)
11.7
(53.1)
13.9
(57)
13.9
(57)
10.6
(51.1)
7.2
(45)
2.4
(36.3)
-0.3
(31.5)
6.07
(42.92)
Rainfall mm (inches) 77.1
(3.035)
55
(2.17)
57.5
(2.264)
52
(2.05)
67.5
(2.657)
51.1
(2.012)
55.4
(2.181)
41.7
(1.642)
61.8
(2.433)
75.9
(2.988)
68.2
(2.685)
83.5
(3.287)
746.7
(29.398)
Source: Weatherbase.com [1]

Population

The inhabitants of Langres are known, in French, as Langonais (women: Langonaises) or Langrois (women: Langroises).

The city of Langres has a population, in 2014, of 7,850 and its population density is of 352 inhabitants/km2.

Evolution of the population in Langres

Administration

Langres is a subprefecture of the Haute-Marne department, the capital of the arrondissement of Langres and the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of the canton Langres formed by 18 communes (including Langres), with 12,160 inhabitants (2014).

It is part of the intercommunality Le Grand Langres (French: Communauté de communes du Grand Langres).

Twinned and partner towns

Langres is twinned with:

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