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Fontaine à Carpentras 2.JPG
Town hall of Carpentras
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Chief town of 2 cantons
Mayor Francis Adolphe
Elevation 56–212 m (184–696 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 ft*)
Land area1 37.92 km2 (14.64 sq mi)
Population2 26,090  (1999)
 - Density 688/km2 (1,780/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84031/ 84200
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.

Coordinates: 44°03′21″N 5°02′56″E / 44.055833333333333°N 05.048888888888889°E / 44.055833333333333; 05.048888888888889

Carpentras is a commune of 27,249 people (2006). It is in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Vaucluse department in the south of France.

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