Nancy, France

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Nancy
Prefecture and commune
Place Stanislas in the centre of town
Place Stanislas in the centre of town
Coat of arms of Nancy
Coat of arms
Nancy is located in France
Nancy
Nancy
Location within Grand Est region
Nancy is located in Grand Est
Nancy
Nancy
Coordinates: 48°41′37″N 6°11′05″E / 48.6936°N 6.1846°E / 48.6936; 6.1846Coordinates: 48°41′37″N 6°11′05″E / 48.6936°N 6.1846°E / 48.6936; 6.1846
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementNancy
Canton3 cantons
IntercommunalityMétropole du Grand Nancy
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurent Hénart
Area115.01 km2 (5.80 sq mi)
Population (2012)2105,067
 • Density7,000/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code54395 /54000
Elevation188–353 m (617–1,158 ft)
(avg. 212 m or 696 ft)
Websitehttp://www.nancy.fr/
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.

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

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

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Nancy is twinned with: