Le Thor

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Le Thor
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Le Thor
Coat of arms
Le Thor is located in France
Le Thor
Le Thor
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Le Thor is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Le Thor
Le Thor
Coordinates: 43°55′48″N 4°59′42″E / 43.93°N 4.995°E / 43.93; 4.995Coordinates: 43°55′48″N 4°59′42″E / 43.93°N 4.995°E / 43.93; 4.995
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 Jacques Olivier
Area1 35.53 km2 (13.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,834
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84132 /84250
Elevation 38–111 m (125–364 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 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.

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

It has an attractive Romanesque church, Notre-Dame-du-Lac.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Alexey Brodovitch Famous Graphic Designer of Russian Descent.
  • Pierre Salinger (1925-2004), a White House Press Secretary to U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, lived in "La Bastide rose" until his death.

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