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Joan of Arc monument.
Coat of arms of Orléans
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Elevation 90–124 m (295–407 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 ft*)
Land area1 27.48 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Population2 114,286  (2012)
 - Density 4,159/km2 (10,770/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 45234/ 45000
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.

Orléans is a city in France, the prefecture of the Centre-Val de Loire region and the Loiret department.

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