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Nancy, Place Stanislas, E.Héré, 1752-60.jpg
Place Stanislas in the centre of town
Coat of arms of Nancy
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton 3 cantons
Intercommunality Métropole du Grand Nancy
Mayor Laurent Hénart
Elevation 188–353 m (617–1,158 ft)
(avg. 212 m/696 ft)
Land area1 15.01 km2 (5.80 sq mi)
Population2 105,067  (2012)
 - Density 7,000/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 54395/ 54000
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.

Nancy is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in the Grand Est region. It was formerly the capital of the old Duchy of Lorraine.

Nancy has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).


Sister cities

Nancy is twinned with: