Aubignan

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Coordinates: 44°06′02″N5°01′33″E / 44.1005°N 5.0258°E / 44.1005; 5.0258 Coordinates: 44°06′02″N5°01′33″E / 44.1005°N 5.0258°E / 44.1005; 5.0258
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Carpentras
Intercommunality CA Ventoux-Comtat Venaissin
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Siegfried Bielle [1]
Area
1
15.7 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
5,719
  Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84004 /84810
Elevation41–153 m (135–502 ft)
(avg. 56 m or 184 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Aubignan (French pronunciation:  [obiɲɑ̃] ; Occitan : Aubinhan) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Close to Beaumes-de-Venise and the famous Côtes du Rhône vineyards, Aubignan is, itself, locally famous for the production of wine, and of young vines and vine grafts.

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Geography

The village is located to the North of Carpentras, and is part of the Comtat Venaissin. It is built on a hill.

History

Twin towns

The commune is twinned with Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, and Barrow-and-Littleton, United Kingdom.

Population

In 2017, there were 5,661 inhabitants, an increase of 7,95 % compared to 2012.

Public transport

The village is served by two bus lines, run by Trans'Cove: line A and line J. The three most important railway stations are Avignon, Orange and Carpentras.

Places of interest

Notable people

See also

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.