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Place Stanislas
Place Stanislas
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine du Grand Nancy
15.01 km2 (5.80 sq mi)
 • Density 6,999.8/km2 (18,129/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Nancéiens
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54395 /54000
Elevation 188–253 m (617–830 ft)
(avg. 212 m or 696 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Nancy is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in the Lorraine region. It was formerly the capital of the old Duchy of Lorraine.

Nancy has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).


Sister cities

Nancy is twinned with:

  • Italy Padua, Italy, since 1964
  • Japan Kanazawa, Japan, since 1973
  • Israel Kiryat Shmona, Israel, since 1984
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