Les Herbiers

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Les Herbiers
The town hall in Les Herbiers
The town hall in Les Herbiers
Coat of arms of Les Herbiers
Coat of arms
Location of Les Herbiers
Les Herbiers is located in France
Les Herbiers
Les Herbiers
Les Herbiers is located in Pays de la Loire
Les Herbiers
Les Herbiers
Coordinates: 46°52′N 1°01′W / 46.87°N 1.01°W / 46.87; -1.01Coordinates: 46°52′N 1°01′W / 46.87°N 1.01°W / 46.87; -1.01
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentVendée
ArrondissementLa Roche-sur-Yon
CantonLes Herbiers
IntercommunalityPays des Herbiers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Albert (PR)
Area
1
88.78 km2 (34.28 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
15,388
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
85109 /85500
Elevation69–245 m (226–804 ft)
Websitewww.lesherbiers.fr
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.

Les Herbiers is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France. It is host to the Chrono des Nations, an annual one-day individual time trial bicycle race, held in October.

Sport[edit]

Les Herbiers VF is based in the commune.

Twin towns[edit]

Les Herbiers is twinned with:

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