Carpentras

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Carpentras
Town hall of Carpentras
Town hall of Carpentras
Coat of arms of Carpentras
Coat of arms
Carpentras is located in France
Carpentras
Carpentras
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
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)2
26,090
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (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. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.