Roussillon, Vaucluse

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Roussillon

Colorado-provencal-ocres.jpg
Former ochre quarry in Roussillon
Roussillon is located in France
Roussillon
Administration
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Gordes
Statistics
Elevation 159–365 m (522–1,198 ft)
(avg. 343 m/1,125 ft)
Land area1 29.77 km2 (11.49 sq mi)
Population2 1,161  (1999)
 - Density 39 /km2 (100 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84102/ 84220
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.

Coordinates: 43°54′11″N 5°17′37″E / 43.9030555556°N 5.29361111111°E / 43.9030555556; 5.29361111111

Rousillon church
The chemins Ocres in Rousillon

Roussillon is a commune of 1,161 people (1999). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France. It was elected one of the prettiest villages in France (un des plus beau villages de France)