|Intercommunality||Pont du Gard|
|• Mayor (2021–2026)||Murielle Garcia-Favand|
|11.34 km2 (4.38 sq mi)|
|• Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||10–129 m (33–423 ft) |
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
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