Die, Drôme

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Die
Subprefecture and commune
A general view of Die
A general view of Die
Coat of arms of Die
Coat of arms
Die is located in France
Die
Die
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Die is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Die
Die
Coordinates: 44°45′13″N 5°22′13″E / 44.7536°N 5.3703°E / 44.7536; 5.3703Coordinates: 44°45′13″N 5°22′13″E / 44.7536°N 5.3703°E / 44.7536; 5.3703
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
ArrondissementDie
CantonLe Diois
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Diois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gilbert Trémolet
Area157.28 km2 (22.12 sq mi)
Population (2014)24,516
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code26113 /26150
Elevation367–1,841 m (1,204–6,040 ft)
(avg. 410 m or 1,350 ft)
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.

Die (Occitan: Diá) is a small city and commune in southeastern France in the Drôme department, of which it is a sub-prefecture. It is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Geography[change | change source]

Die is in the eastern part of the Drôme department. The Drôme river, a tributary of the Rhône river, flows through the commune.

It has an area of 57.3 km2 (22.1 sq mi).[1] Its average altitude is 1,104 m (3,622 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 402 m (1,319 ft).[2]

The distances from Die to other cities are:[3]

Die and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Die

The commune of Die is surrounded by 8 communes: Chamaloc, Romeyer, Laval-d'Aix, Molières-Glandaz, Aix-en-Diois, Barsac, Ponet-et-Saint-Auban, Marignac-en-Diois.

Climate[change | change source]

The climate of Die, in the Köppen climate classification, is Cfb - Oceanic climate with template summers.[3]

Population[change | change source]

The inhabitants of Die are known, in French, as Diois (women: Dioises).[4]

With a population of 4,516,[5] Die has a population density of 79 inhabitants/km2.

Evolution of the population in Die

Administration[change | change source]

Die is a sub-prefecture in the Drôme department since 1800. It is the capital of the Die arrondissement and is also the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of the canton of Le Diois formed by 63 communes, with 13,617 inhabitants (2014).[6]

Twin towns[change | change source]

Die is twinned with:[7]

Gallery[change | change source]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Commune de Die (26113)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  2. "City of Die". Map-France.com. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Ville de Die". Annuaire-Mairie.fr (in French). Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  4. "Drôme" (in French). habitants.fr. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  6. "Commune de Die (26113)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  7. "Ville Jumelles" (in French). Mairie de Die. Retrieved 8 September 2017.

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