Mazan

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Mazan
Chapel Notre-Dame of Pareloup
Chapel Notre-Dame of Pareloup
Coat of arms of Mazan
Coat of arms
Location of Mazan
Mazan is located in France
Mazan
Mazan
Mazan is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Mazan
Mazan
Coordinates: 44°03′27″N 5°07′44″E / 44.0575°N 5.1289°E / 44.0575; 5.1289Coordinates: 44°03′27″N 5°07′44″E / 44.0575°N 5.1289°E / 44.0575; 5.1289
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementCarpentras
CantonPernes-les-Fontaines
IntercommunalityVentoux-Comtat Venaissin
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Georges Blum
Area
1
37.92 km2 (14.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,101
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84072 /84380
Elevation111–450 m (364–1,476 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Mazan (Occitan: Masan) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. The city is 4 miles (7 km) drive east of Carpentras, one of its neighbouring municipalities, and 21 miles (34 km) by road from Avignon.

The city is located in the heart of the former Venaissin County, near the south side of Mount Ventoux.

Mazan is one of the chateaux of the de Sade family. Today this chateau is a luxury hotel.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Chateau de Mazan