Nancy, France

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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
Location within Grand Est region
Nancy is located in Grand Est
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
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton 3 cantons
Intercommunality Métropole du Grand Nancy
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurent Hénart
Area1 15.01 km2 (5.80 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 105,067
 • Density 7,000/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 54395 /54000
Elevation 188–353 m (617–1,158 ft)
(avg. 212 m or 696 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.

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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