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Sete Kanal.jpg
The royal canal
Coat of arms of Sète
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
Elevation 0–76 m (0–249 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 ft*)
Land area1 24.21 km2 (9.35 sq mi)
Population2 44,558  (2012)
 - Density 1,840/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34301/ 34200
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°14′31″N 3°24′54″E / 43.2419°N 3.4151°E / 43.2419; 3.4151

Sète is a commune in the Hérault department of France. About 45,000 people live there.

Sète is a port and a seaside resort. It is on the Mediterranean. It has its own culture, traditions, cuisine and dialect. It is the hometown of artists including Paul Valéry, Jean Vilar, Georges Brassens, Gregory Del Piero, Hervé Di Rosa, Manitas de Plata and Robert Combas.

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