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Saumane-de-Vaucluse is located in France
Coordinates: 43°56′14″N 5°06′25″E / 43.9372°N 5.1069°E / 43.9372; 5.1069Coordinates: 43°56′14″N 5°06′25″E / 43.9372°N 5.1069°E / 43.9372; 5.1069
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
 • Mayor Christian Challet
Area1 20.81 km2 (8.03 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 778
 • Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84124 / 84800
Elevation 60–671 m (197–2,201 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

Saumane-de-Vaucluse is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It was the boyhood home of the Marquis de Sade.

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