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
Les Herbiers is located in France
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
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement La Roche-sur-Yon
Canton Les Herbiers
Intercommunality Pays des Herbiers
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Albert (PR)
Area1 88.78 km2 (34.28 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 15,388
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85109 /85500
Elevation 69–245 m (226–804 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.

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.


Les Herbiers VF is based in the commune.

Twin towns[edit]

Les Herbiers is twinned with:

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