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Subprefecture and commune
City hall (hôtel de ville)
City hall (hôtel de ville)
Coat of arms of Reims
Coat of arms
Reims is located in France
Coordinates: 49°15′46″N 4°02′05″E / 49.2628°N 4.0347°E / 49.2628; 4.0347Coordinates: 49°15′46″N 4°02′05″E / 49.2628°N 4.0347°E / 49.2628; 4.0347
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Reims
Canton Reims-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9
Intercommunality CU Grand Reims
 • Mayor (2014–2019) Arnaud Robinet (LR)
Area1 46.9 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 186,971
 • Density 3,987/km2 (10,325/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51454 /51100
Elevation 80–135 m (262–443 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.

Reims is a commune in France, located in the Marne department in the Champagne-Ardenne region.

Reims Cathedral[change | change source]

Reims Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims) is famous by coronation of almost every king of France. The cathedral was destroyed by fire in 1914 (after an attack by the German army).