Orange, Vaucluse

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Roman amphitheatre in Orange
Roman amphitheatre in Orange
Coat of arms of Orange
Coat of arms
Orange is located in France
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Orange is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Coordinates: 44°08′18″N 4°48′35″E / 44.1383°N 4.8097°E / 44.1383; 4.8097Coordinates: 44°08′18″N 4°48′35″E / 44.1383°N 4.8097°E / 44.1383; 4.8097
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Avignon
Canton Orange-Est and Orange-Ouest
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Bompard
Area1 74.2 km2 (28.6 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 30,025
 • Density 404.65/km2 (1,048.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84087 /84100
Elevation 24–127 m (79–417 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

Orange is a commune of 29,000 people (2005). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France.