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View of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
View of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Coat of arms of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Coat of arms
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is located in France
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Coordinates: 43°55′12″N 5°03′17″E / 43.919886°N 5.054856°E / 43.919886; 5.054856Coordinates: 43°55′12″N 5°03′17″E / 43.919886°N 5.054856°E / 43.919886; 5.054856
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Avignon
Canton L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
(chief town)
Intercommunality Pays des Sorgues et des Monts de Vaucluse
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Fuillet (PS)
Area1 44.57 km2 (17.21 sq mi)
Population (2003)2 21,000
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84054 /84800
Elevation 52–246 m (171–807 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.

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a commune of 16,971 people (1999). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France.