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Valence
Valença

Valence depuis Crussol (04).jpg
View of the city of Valence
Coat of arms of Valence
Administration
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Valence-1, 2, 3 and 4
Intercommunality Valence-Romans Sud Rhône-Alpes
Mayor Nicolas Daragon
(2014–2020)
Statistics
Elevation 106–191 m (348–627 ft)
(avg. 123 m/404 ft)
Land area1 36.69 km2 (14.17 sq mi)
Population2 62,481  (2012)
 - Density 1,703/km2 (4,410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 26362/ 26000
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.

Sister cities

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