Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy

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Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
Coat of arms of Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
Coat of arms
Location of Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy is located in France
Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy is located in Grand Est
Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
Coordinates: 48°39′24″N 6°10′06″E / 48.6567°N 6.1683°E / 48.6567; 6.1683Coordinates: 48°39′24″N 6°10′06″E / 48.6567°N 6.1683°E / 48.6567; 6.1683
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeurthe-et-Moselle
ArrondissementNancy
CantonVandœuvre-lès-Nancy
IntercommunalityMétropole du Grand Nancy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Hablot
Area
1
9.46 km2 (3.65 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
30,569
 • Density3,200/km2 (8,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
54547 /54500
Elevation214–402 m (702–1,319 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.

Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy (French pronunciation: ​[vɑ̃dœvʁ lɛ nɑ̃si]) is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France. Its inhabitants are called Vandopériens.

Geography[edit]

With 30,569 inhabitants (2012), Vandœuvre is the second-largest commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department, after the capital Nancy, of which it is a suburb. These two cities belong to the same municipal area: Grand Nancy.

Municipal Market[edit]

The municipal market of Vandœuvre hosts 120–150 merchants and 6000–8000 visitors on Sunday mornings.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy

Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy is twinned with

See also[edit]

A building of Henri Poincaré University, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy

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