Pernes-les-Fontaines

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Pernes-les-Fontaines
City gate in Pernes-les-Fontaines
City gate in Pernes-les-Fontaines
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Pernes-les-Fontaines
Intercommunality Les Sorgues du Comtat
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Gabert
Area1 51.12 km2 (19.74 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 10,170
 • Density 198.94/km2 (515.26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84088 /84210
Elevation 36–263 m (118–863 ft)
(avg. 82 m or 269 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.

Pernes-les-Fontaines is a commune of 10,170 people (1999). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France.