|Mayor||Marie-Josée Roig (UMP)
|Elevation||10–122 m (33–400 ft)
(avg. 23 m / 75 ft)
|Land area1||64.78 km2 (25.01 sq mi)|
|- Density||1,463 /km2 (3,790 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (GMT +1)|
|INSEE/Postal code||84007/ 84000|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
The first foundations of the city were around 539 before the birth of Christ.
Today, a very well preserved old city remains, also the Palais of the Popes, and the Bridge (Pont d'Avignon) are worth a visit.
The bridge, seen from a nearby island in the Rhone
Related pages [change]
- Magi, Giovanna. (1980). Avignon, p. 3..
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