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Sorgues Town Hall, 2008
Sorgues Town Hall, 2008
Sorgues is located in France
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Sorgues is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Coordinates: 44°00′33″N 4°52′23″E / 44.00916°N 4.873°E / 44.00916; 4.873Coordinates: 44°00′33″N 4°52′23″E / 44.00916°N 4.873°E / 44.00916; 4.873
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Avignon
Canton Bédarrides
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Pays de Rhône et Ouvèze
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Milon
Area1 33.4 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 17,539
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84129 /84700
Elevation 14–114 m (46–374 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 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.

Sorgues is a commune. It is found in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France.