Valence, Drôme

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View of the city of Valence
View of the city of Valence
Coat of arms of Valence
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Intercommunality Valence-Romans Sud Rhône-Alpes
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Nicolas Daragon
Area1 36.69 km2 (14.17 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 62,481
 • Density 1,702.94/km2 (4,410.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 26362 /26000
Elevation 106–191 m (348–627 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 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.

Valence is a city in the south of France, along the Rhône river. It is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the Drôme department in France.

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Valence is twinned with: