Mondragon, Vaucluse

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Castle of Mondragon
Castle of Mondragon
Coat of arms of Mondragon
Coat of arms
Mondragon is located in France
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Mondragon is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Coordinates: 44°14′21″N 4°42′49″E / 44.2392°N 4.7136°E / 44.2392; 4.7136Coordinates: 44°14′21″N 4°42′49″E / 44.2392°N 4.7136°E / 44.2392; 4.7136
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Bollène
 • Mayor Christian Peyron
Area1 40.65 km2 (15.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,583
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 84078 /84430
Elevation 34–217 m (112–712 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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.

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

It is known primarily for the large Donzère-Mondragon Dam across the Rhône River named for it and the town of Donzère.

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