Les Herbiers

Les Herbiers

The town hall in Les Herbiers

Coat of arms
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 (20082014) 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.

Twin towns

Les Herbiers is twinned with:

See also


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