Jonquières, Vaucluse

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Jonquières
The village of Jonquières
The village of Jonquières
Coat of arms of Jonquières
Coat of arms
Jonquières is located in France
Jonquières
Jonquières
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Jonquières is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Jonquières
Jonquières
Coordinates: 44°06′58″N 4°53′59″E / 44.1161°N 4.89972°E / 44.1161; 4.89972Coordinates: 44°06′58″N 4°53′59″E / 44.1161°N 4.89972°E / 44.1161; 4.89972
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementAvignon
CantonOrange-Est
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes des Pays de Rhône et Ouvèze
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Louis Biscarrat
Area
1
23.87 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)2
3,926
 • Density160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84056 /84150
Elevation46–85 m (151–279 ft)
(avg. 56 m or 184 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.

Jonquières is a commune of 3,926 people (1999). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France. It is also very slippy.