Lagarde-d'Apt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lagarde-d'Apt
The town hall and church of Lagarde-d'Apt
The town hall and church of Lagarde-d'Apt
Coat of arms of Lagarde-d'Apt
Coat of arms
Location of Lagarde-d'Apt
Lagarde-d'Apt is located in France
Lagarde-d'Apt
Lagarde-d'Apt
Lagarde-d'Apt is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Lagarde-d'Apt
Lagarde-d'Apt
Coordinates: 43°59′04″N 5°28′26″E / 43.9844°N 5.4739°E / 43.9844; 5.4739Coordinates: 43°59′04″N 5°28′26″E / 43.9844°N 5.4739°E / 43.9844; 5.4739
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementApt
CantonApt
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Elisabeth Murat
Area
1
21.79 km2 (8.41 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
36
 • Density1.7/km2 (4.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84060 /84400
Elevation829–1,252 m (2,720–4,108 ft)
(avg. 1,087 m or 3,566 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.

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

It is a local centre for lavender distilling for the perfume trade, containing two lavender distilleries. The town is also the home of the famous Chevredou cheese shop.

At 1100 m above sea level, the village is the highest point in the Apt region,[1] and with its setting in hills and lavender fields, is a local centre for the hiking industry.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lagarde d'Apt". Office de Tourisme d'Apt. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-05-01.