Carpentras

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Carpentras
Town hall of Carpentras
Town hall of Carpentras
Coat of arms of Carpentras
Coat of arms
Location of Carpentras
Carpentras is located in France
Carpentras
Carpentras
Carpentras is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Carpentras
Carpentras
Coordinates: 44°03′21″N 5°02′56″E / 44.055833333333333°N 05.048888888888889°E / 44.055833333333333; 05.048888888888889Coordinates: 44°03′21″N 5°02′56″E / 44.055833333333333°N 05.048888888888889°E / 44.055833333333333; 05.048888888888889
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementCarpentras
CantonChief town of 2 cantons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Adolphe
Area
1
37.92 km2 (14.64 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
26,090
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84031 /84200
Elevation56–212 m (184–696 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Carpentras is a commune of 27,249 people (2006). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France.