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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
Location within Grand Est region
Reims is located in Grand Est
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 4,000/km2 (10,000/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 Grand Est 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).