Vaison-la-Romaine

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Vaison-la-Romaine
Pont de Vaison.jpg
Vaison-la-Romaine is located in France
Vaison-la-Romaine
Vaison-la-Romaine
Coordinates: 44°14′32″N 5°04′21″E / 44.242248°N 5.072422°E / 44.242248; 5.072422Coordinates: 44°14′32″N 5°04′21″E / 44.242248°N 5.072422°E / 44.242248; 5.072422
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Vaison-la-Romaine
(chief town)
Intercommunality Communauté de Communes Pays Voconces
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Meffre
Area1 26.99 km2 (10.42 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 5,904
 • Density 218.75/km2 (566.55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84137 /84110
Elevation 156–493 m (512–1,617 ft)
(avg. 204 m or 669 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.

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