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Prefecture, commune and city
Rue Jeanne d'Arc and the Saint-Croix Cathedral
Rue Jeanne d'Arc and the Saint-Croix Cathedral
Flag of Orléans
Coat of arms of Orléans
Coat of arms
Orléans is located in France
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Orléans is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Coordinates: 47°54′09″N 1°54′32″E / 47.9025°N 1.9090°E / 47.9025; 1.9090Coordinates: 47°54′09″N 1°54′32″E / 47.9025°N 1.9090°E / 47.9025; 1.9090
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Orléans-1, 2, 3 and 4 and La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
Intercommunality Orléans Métropole
 • Mayor (2015–present) Olivier Carré (LR)
Area1 27.48 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 114,286
 • Density 4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45234 /45000
Elevation 90–124 m (295–407 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 ft)
Website www.orleans.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.

Orléans is a city in France, the prefecture of the Centre-Val de Loire region and the Loiret department. It is on the Loire River and was formerly a busy port.

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