Graveson

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Graveson
City gate
City gate
Coat of arms of Graveson
Coat of arms
Graveson is located in France
Graveson
Graveson
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Graveson is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Graveson
Graveson
Coordinates: 43°51′04″N 4°46′25″E / 43.8511°N 4.7736°E / 43.8511; 4.7736Coordinates: 43°51′04″N 4°46′25″E / 43.8511°N 4.7736°E / 43.8511; 4.7736
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
ArrondissementArles
CantonChâteaurenard
IntercommunalityRhône Alpilles Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Pecout
Area
1
23.54 km2 (9.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
4,271
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
13045 /13690
Elevation8–143 m (26–469 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.

Graveson is a commune of 3,836 people (2008). It is found in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the south of France.

The village is very attractive for holidaymakers, because it is located between Arles and Avignon. Neighbour villages are Châteaurenard, Maillane and Rognonas.

Graveson is birthplace of the painter Auguste Chabaud.