Le Pontet, Vaucluse

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Coordinates: 43°57′54″N4°51′38″E / 43.965°N 4.8606°E / 43.965; 4.8606 Coordinates: 43°57′54″N4°51′38″E / 43.965°N 4.8606°E / 43.965; 4.8606
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Avignon
Canton Le Pontet
Intercommunality CA Grand Avignon
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Joris Hébrard (RN)
Area
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10.77 km2 (4.16 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
17,530
  Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84092 /84130
Elevation16–30 m (52–98 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Pontet (French pronunciation:  [lə pɔ̃tɛ] ; Provençal: Lo Pontet) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

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It is the most populous suburb of the city of Avignon, and lies adjacent to the north side of the city. Its citizens are called Pontetienne/Pontetien.

Sport

The city has many sports facilities: two gymnasiums, a municipal swimming pool, athletic field, a rugby field, three main football pitches, basketball courts, a tennis club, etc.

Le Pontet is the home of Championnat de France Amateurs club, US Le Pontet.

Culture

Le Pontet is also a town of culture. Since decades, the Château de Fargues and the Roberty's Domain are the scene of several culture events. The Château de Fargues is also the city's school of music and dance. Le Pontet also has an auditorium, a pétanque area and theaters.

Economy

Le Pontet has one of the main commercial areas of Europe, called Avignon Nord. This area includes hundreds of shops, two shopping centers, a cinema, a bowling alley, and many companies.

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.