Avallon facts for kids
The clock tower in Avallon.
|Intercommunality||CC Avallon - Vézelay - Morvan|
|Area1||26.75 km2 (10.33 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,302.54/km2 (3,373.6/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|INSEE/Postal code||89025 /89200|
|Elevation||163–369 m (535–1,211 ft)
(avg. 266 m or 873 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Avallon is a French commune. It is in the south of the Yonne department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, to the southeast of Paris, and is a subprefecture in the department. It is also the capital of the arrrondissement of Avallon.
|107 km (66 mi)||224 km (139 mi)||678 km (421 mi)||647 km (402 mi)||553 km (344 mi)||256 km (159 mi)||550 km (340 mi)|
The city of Avallon is surrounded by the communes:
The inhabitants of Avallon are known, in French, as Avallonnais (women: Avallonnaises).
With a population of 7025, Avallon has a population density of 698 inhabitants/km2.
Evolution of the population in Avallon
Avallon is a subprefecture of the Yonne department, the capital of the arrondissement of Avallon and the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of the canton Avallon formed by 27 communes, with 14,851 inhabitants (2014).
Twinned and partner towns
Avallon is twinned with:
Places of interest
Some interesting places in Avallon are:
- The Saint-Lazare church, built in the twelfth century.
- The Saint-Martin church, built around 1650.
- The bell tower - The tower was built in 1456 and is 49 m (161 ft) high.
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