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Town hall of Carpentras
Town hall of Carpentras
Coat of arms of Carpentras
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Chief town of 2 cantons
37.92 km2 (14.64 sq mi)
 • Density 688.03/km2 (1,782.0/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84031 /84200
Elevation 56–212 m (184–696 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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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