Pertuis

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Pertuis
Pertuis 2 by JM Rosier.jpg
Pertuis is located in France
Pertuis
Pertuis
Coordinates: 43°41′42″N 5°30′13″E / 43.695°N 5.5036°E / 43.695; 5.5036Coordinates: 43°41′42″N 5°30′13″E / 43.695°N 5.5036°E / 43.695; 5.5036
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Pertuis
Intercommunality Pays d'Aix
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Pellenc
Area
 • Land1 66.23 km2 (25.57 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 18,906
 • Population2 density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84089 / 84120
Elevation 171–472 m (561–1,549 ft)
(avg. 246 m or 807 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.

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

Located south of the Luberon, this town is also near Aix-en-Provence, a famous town. Pertuis has existed since at least 981, while a castle was first built in the 12th century. It has registered significant population growth in the last 50 years, with a threefold increase during this period.

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  1. ^ "Alton Town Twinning Association". Hampshire County Council. May 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 

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