Mende, Lozère

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For other uses, see Mende (disambiguation).
Pont Notre-Dame in Mende
Pont Notre-Dame in Mende
Coat of arms of Mende
Coat of arms
Mende is located in France
Coordinates: 44°31′10″N 3°30′05″E / 44.5194°N 3.5014°E / 44.5194; 3.5014Coordinates: 44°31′10″N 3°30′05″E / 44.5194°N 3.5014°E / 44.5194; 3.5014
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Lozère
Arrondissement Mende
Intercommunality Haute Vallée d'Olt
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Bertrand (PS)
 • Land1 36.56 km2 (14.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 12,378
 • Population2 density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 48095 / 48000
Elevation 691–1,236 m (2,267–4,055 ft)
(avg. 732 m or 2,402 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.

Mende is a commune of France in the Lozère department of which it is the capital.

It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mende.


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