Pertuis

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Pertuis
Coordinates: 43°41′42″N5°30′13″E / 43.695°N 5.5036°E / 43.695; 5.5036 Coordinates: 43°41′42″N5°30′13″E / 43.695°N 5.5036°E / 43.695; 5.5036
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Pertuis
Intercommunality Aix-Marseille-Provence
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Roger Pellenc [1]
Area
1
66.23 km2 (25.57 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
20,397
  Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84089 /84120
Elevation171–472 m (561–1,549 ft)
(avg. 246 m or 807 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pertuis (French pronunciation:  [pɛʁtɥi] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Occitan : Pertús) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

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Located south of the Luberon, this town is also near Aix-en-Provence, a famous town. Pertuis has existed since at least 981, while a castle was first built in the 12th century.

Population

Pertuis has registered significant population growth since the 1960s, with a threefold increase during this period.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 3,700    
1800 4,000+1.12%
1806 4,440+1.75%
1821 4,616+0.26%
1831 4,520−0.21%
1836 4,470−0.22%
1841 4,380−0.41%
1846 4,487+0.48%
1851 4,766+1.21%
1856 4,959+0.80%
1861 4,859−0.41%
1866 4,839−0.08%
1872 5,494+2.14%
1876 5,649+0.70%
1881 5,612−0.13%
1886 5,484−0.46%
1891 4,927−2.12%
1896 4,910−0.07%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 4,838−0.30%
1906 4,956+0.48%
1911 4,973+0.07%
1921 4,772−0.41%
1926 5,030+1.06%
1931 5,401+1.43%
1936 5,229−0.65%
1946 5,556+0.61%
1954 5,621+0.15%
1962 6,774+2.36%
1968 8,355+3.56%
1975 10,117+2.77%
1982 12,430+2.99%
1990 15,791+3.04%
1999 17,833+1.36%
2007 18,680+0.58%
2012 19,141+0.49%
2017 20,380+1.26%
Source: EHESS [3] and INSEE (1968-2017) [4]

International relations

Pertuis is twinned with:

Notable people from Pertuis

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 12 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Pertuis, EHESS. (in French)
  4. Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. "Alton Town Twinning Association". Hampshire County Council. May 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-09-13. Retrieved 2013-07-25.