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Orléans and the Loire River
Full nameOrléans
CantonChief town of 6 cantons
IntercommunalityOrléans Val de Loire
MayorSerge Grouard (Radical UMP) (2008 2014)
Elevation380.6 ft (116 m)
Highest Elevation406.8 ft (124 m)
Lowest Elevation295.3 ft (90 m)
Land Area10.6 sq mi (27.48 km2)
Total Population116490 (2009)
- Density10979.3/sq mi (4239.1/km2)
Postal code45000

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:This article is about the French commune of Orléans; for other meanings see Orleans (disambiguation).

Orléans (-frɔʁleɑ̃pron) is a city in north-central France, about 130 km (80.8 mi) southwest of Paris. It is the capital of the Loiret department and of the Centre region.

Orléans is located on the Loire River where the river curves south towards the Massif Central.

The city of New Orleans (in French, La Nouvelle-Orléans), in the United States is named after the commune of Orléans.

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