Maillane

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Maillane
The church of Maillane
The church of Maillane
Coat of arms of Maillane
Coat of arms
Maillane is located in France
Maillane
Maillane
Coordinates: 43°50′01″N 4°46′58″E / 43.8336°N 4.7828°E / 43.8336; 4.7828Coordinates: 43°50′01″N 4°46′58″E / 43.8336°N 4.7828°E / 43.8336; 4.7828
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Cornillon
Area1 16.77 km2 (6.47 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,437
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13052 / 13910
Elevation 7–17 m (23–56 ft)
(avg. 12 m or 39 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.

Maillane (name in French; Malhana in Occitan language) is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France in the former province of Provence.

Geography[edit]

Maillane is located 7 km (4.3 mi) north-west of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and 15 km (9.3 mi) north-east of Tarascon.

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Personalities[edit]

Maillane was the birthplace of the 19th century poet Frédéric Mistral (1904 Nobel Prize in literature).

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