Venelles

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Venelles
Clocher de l'Eglise - Venelles (13).JPG
Coat of arms of Venelles
Coat of arms
Venelles is located in France
Venelles
Venelles
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Venelles is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Venelles
Venelles
Coordinates: 43°35′57″N 5°29′00″E / 43.5992°N 5.4833°E / 43.5992; 5.4833Coordinates: 43°35′57″N 5°29′00″E / 43.5992°N 5.4833°E / 43.5992; 5.4833
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
ArrondissementAix-en-Provence
CantonAix-en-Provence-Nord-Est
IntercommunalityPays d'Aix
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Saez
Area120.54 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Population (2008)28,100
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code13113 /13770
Elevation254–442 m (833–1,450 ft)
(avg. 409 m or 1,342 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.

Venelles is a commune of 8,156 people (2006). It is found in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the south of France.