Île de Ré is an island off the west coast of France near La Rochelle, on the northern side of the Pertuis d'Antioche strait. Its highest point has an elevation of 20 metres . It is 30 kilometres long and 5 kilometres wide. The 2.9 km Île de Ré bridge, completed in 1988, connects it to La Rochelle on the mainland.
Administratively, the island is part of the Charente-Maritime département, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine région. The island is also a part of the Charente-Maritime's 1st constituency.
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