Orléans is a prefecture and commune in north-central France, about 120 kilometres (74 miles) southwest of Paris. Country France Region Centre-Val de Loire Department Loiret Arrondissement Orléans  Mayor (2020–2026) Serge Grouard (LR) Area 27.5 km2 (10.6 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 116,685  Density 4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi) Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) Geography Orléans is located in the northern bend of the Loire, which crosses from east to west. Orléans belongs […]