Le Thor

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This article is about the commune in Avignon. For other uses, see Thor (disambiguation).
Le Thor
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Le Thor
Coat of arms
Le Thor is located in France
Le Thor
Le Thor
Coordinates: 43°55′48″N 4°59′42″E / 43.93°N 4.995°E / 43.93; 4.995Coordinates: 43°55′48″N 4°59′42″E / 43.93°N 4.995°E / 43.93; 4.995
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Avignon
Canton L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Intercommunality Pays des Sorgues et des Monts de Vaucluse
Government
 • Mayor Jacques Olivier
Area1 35.53 km2 (13.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,834
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84132 / 84250
Elevation 38–111 m (125–364 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 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.

Le Thor is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

It has an attractive Romanesque church, Notre-Dame-du-Lac.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Alexey Brodovitch Famous Graphic Designer of Russian Descent.
  • Pierre Salinger (1925-2004), a White House Press Secretary to U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, lived in "La Bastide rose" until his death.

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