Mérindol

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For the French doctor, see Antoine Mérindol (1570-1624)

Mérindol
Town hall and church
Town hall and church
Coat of arms of Mérindol
Coat of arms
Location of Mérindol
Mérindol is located in France
Mérindol
Mérindol
Mérindol is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Mérindol
Mérindol
Coordinates: 43°45′24″N 5°12′14″E / 43.7567°N 5.2039°E / 43.7567; 5.2039Coordinates: 43°45′24″N 5°12′14″E / 43.7567°N 5.2039°E / 43.7567; 5.2039
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementApt
CantonCheval-Blanc
IntercommunalityProvence Luberon Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Batoux
Area
1
26.59 km2 (10.27 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
1,962
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84074 /84360
Elevation100–620 m (330–2,030 ft)
(avg. 168 m or 551 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.
Mérindol plaque "In memory of the Waldensians who died for their faith" − commemorating victims of the 16th century Massacre of Mérindol.

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

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See Massacre of Mérindol

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