Piolenc

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Piolenc
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Piolenc
Coordinates: 44°10′43″N4°45′44″E / 44.1786°N 4.7622°E / 44.1786; 4.7622 Coordinates: 44°10′43″N4°45′44″E / 44.1786°N 4.7622°E / 44.1786; 4.7622
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Orange
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Louis Driey [1]
Area
1
24.8 km2 (9.6 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
5,324
  Density210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84091 /84420
Elevation22–170 m (72–558 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Piolenc (French pronunciation:  [pjɔlɛ̃k] ; Occitan : Puegoulen) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

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Piolenc is located 6 km (3.7 mi) north of Orange, and about 27 km (17 mi) north of Avignon.

History

Piolenc is an historical Cluniac site member.

Traditions

Wine is the main activity of this city, but the dominant besides of the agricultural production is the "French Provence garlic", as such the "garlic cultural festival" takes place every summer in August, during the last week-end.

Personalities

Piolenc was the birthplace :

Twin towns

The town is twinned with Kirchheim am Neckar, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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.