Mérindol

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For the French doctor, see Antoine Mérindol (1570-1624)

Mérindol
Town hall and church
Town hall and church
Mérindol is located in France
Mérindol
Mérindol
Coordinates: 43°45′24″N 5°12′14″E / 43.7567°N 5.2039°E / 43.7567; 5.2039Coordinates: 43°45′24″N 5°12′14″E / 43.7567°N 5.2039°E / 43.7567; 5.2039
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Cadenet
Intercommunality Provence Luberon Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Batoux
Area
 • Land1 26.59 km2 (10.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,962
 • Population2 density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84074 / 84360
Elevation 100–620 m (330–2,030 ft)
(avg. 168 m or 551 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.
Mérindol plaque "In memory of the Waldensians who died for their faith" − commemorating victims of the 16th century Massacre of Mérindol.

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

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See Massacre of Mérindol

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