Orléans

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Orléans
Rue Jeanne d'Arc and the Saint-Croix Cathedral
Rue Jeanne d'Arc and the Saint-Croix Cathedral
Flag of Orléans
Flag
Coat of arms of Orléans
Coat of arms
Orléans is located in France
Orléans
Orléans
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Orléans is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Orléans
Orléans
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
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoiret
ArrondissementOrléans
CantonOrléans-1, 2, 3 and 4 and La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
IntercommunalityOrléans Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2015–present) Olivier Carré (LR)
Area
1
27.48 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
114,286
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
45234 /45000
Elevation90–124 m (295–407 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 ft)
Websitewww.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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