La Motte-d'Aigues

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La Motte-d'Aigues
La Motte-d'Aigues is located in France
La Motte-d'Aigues
La Motte-d'Aigues
Coordinates: 43°46′27″N 5°31′18″E / 43.7742°N 5.5217°E / 43.7742; 5.5217Coordinates: 43°46′27″N 5°31′18″E / 43.7742°N 5.5217°E / 43.7742; 5.5217
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Pertuis
Area
 • Land1 14.63 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,328
 • Population2 density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84084 / 84240
Elevation 295–1,060 m (968–3,478 ft)
(avg. 385 m or 1,263 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.

La Motte-d'Aigues is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

La Motte-d'Aigues is situated in the southern part of the Parc naturel régional du Luberon between the crest of the Grand Luberon and the hills bordering the Eze river.

Etymology[edit]

Motte is a piece of detached land. Aigue describes something that terminates in a point or has been cut away.

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