Orléans Métropole

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Orléans Métropole
Location within the Loiret department
Location within the Loiret department
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoiret
No. of communes22
EstablishedApril 28, 2017
SeatOrléans
Government
 • PresidentOlivier Carré
Area
 • Total334.3 km2 (129.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total282,828
 • Density846/km2 (2,190/sq mi)
Websitewww.orleans-metropole.fr

Orléans Métropole is the métropole, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Orléans. It is located in the Loiret department, in the Centre-Val de Loire region, central France. It was created in April 2017, replacing the previous Communauté urbaine Orléans Métropole.[1] Its population was 282,828 in 2016, of which 116,685 in Orléans proper.[2]

Composition[edit]

The Orléans Métropole consists of the following 22 communes:[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Décret n° 2017-686 du 28 avril 2017 portant création de la métropole dénommée « Orléans Métropole » | Legifrance". Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  2. ^ a b BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28.
  3. ^ INSEE

Coordinates: 47°54′N 1°55′E / 47.900°N 1.917°E / 47.900; 1.917