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Nîmes

Nimes
Administration
Full nameNîmes
CountryFrance
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementNîmes
IntercommunalityNîmes Métropole
MayorJean-Paul Fournier (2008 - 2014)
Statistics
Elevation128 ft (39 m)
Highest Elevation705.4 ft (215 m)
Lowest Elevation68.9 ft (21 m)
Land Area62.5 sq mi (161.85 km2)
Total Population140267 (2008)
- Density2244.5/sq mi (866.6/km2)
Postal code30000 and 30900
INSEE30189

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Nîmes (Provençal Occitan: Nimes; -frnimlang, -enˈniːmlang) is the capital of the Gard department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France. Nîmes has a rich history, dating back to the Roman Empire, and is a popular tourist destination.


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