Uchaux

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Uchaux
Town hall of Uchaux
Town hall of Uchaux
Uchaux is located in France
Uchaux
Uchaux
Coordinates: 44°12′38″N 4°48′06″E / 44.2106°N 4.8017°E / 44.2106; 4.8017Coordinates: 44°12′38″N 4°48′06″E / 44.2106°N 4.8017°E / 44.2106; 4.8017
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Avignon
Canton Orange-Est
Intercommunality Aygues Ouvèze en Provence
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guy Poncin
Area
 • Land1 18.48 km2 (7.14 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,426
 • Population2 density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 84135 / 84100
Elevation 46–285 m (151–935 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Uchaux is close to the town of Bollène, and 20 minutes north of the town of Orange.

Sights[edit]

Uchaux is home to the historic sixteenth century Chateau de Massillan, which was re-opened as a private hotel in 2001. It is also home to Le Tour D'Hauteville, a landmarked farmhouse or gite, which has the remnants of an older thirteenth-century chateau as part of its guesthouse.

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