Vacqueyras

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Vacqueyras

Vaqueiras
Skyline of Vacqueyras
Coat of arms of Vacqueyras
Coat of arms
Vacqueyras is located in France
Vacqueyras
Vacqueyras
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Vacqueyras is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vacqueyras
Vacqueyras
Coordinates: 44°08′17″N 4°58′59″E / 44.138°N 4.9831°E / 44.138; 4.9831Coordinates: 44°08′17″N 4°58′59″E / 44.138°N 4.9831°E / 44.138; 4.9831
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementCarpentras
CantonBeaumes-de-Venise
IntercommunalityVentoux-Comtat Venaissin
Area
1
8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)2
1,069
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84136 /84190
Elevation68–254 m (223–833 ft)
(avg. 147 m or 482 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.

Vacqueyras is a commune of 1,260 people (2015). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France.

Geography[change | change source]

Vacqueyras is on the southern edge of the Dentelles de Montmirail, about 18 km (11 mi) east of Orange and 12 km (7.5 mi) north of Carpentras.