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View of the city of Valence
Coat of arms of Valence
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Intercommunality Valence-Romans Sud Rhône-Alpes
Mayor Nicolas Daragon
Elevation 106–191 m (348–627 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 ft*)
Land area1 36.69 km2 (14.17 sq mi)
Population2 62,481  (2012)
 - Density 1,703/km2 (4,410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 26362/ 26000
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: 44°56′00″N 4°53′30″E / 44.9333°N 4.8917°E / 44.9333; 4.8917

Valence is a city in the south of France, along the Rhône river. It is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the Drôme department in France.

Sister cities

Valence is twinned with:

  • Italy Asti, Italy, since 1966
  • Germany Biberach an der Riss, Germany, since 1967
  • United Kingdom Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom, since 1969
  • Armenia Ijevan, Armenia, since 1996
  • Israel Gedera, Israel, since 1997

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