Piolenc

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Piolenc
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Piolenc
Coat of arms
Location of Piolenc
Piolenc is located in France
Piolenc
Piolenc
Piolenc is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Piolenc
Piolenc
Coordinates: 44°10′43″N 4°45′44″E / 44.1786°N 4.7622°E / 44.1786; 4.7622Coordinates: 44°10′43″N 4°45′44″E / 44.1786°N 4.7622°E / 44.1786; 4.7622
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementCarpentras
CantonOrange
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Louis Driey
Area
1
24.8 km2 (9.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,253
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84091 /84420
Elevation22–170 m (72–558 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Piolenc is located 6 km (3.7 mi) north of Orange, and about 27 km (17 mi) north of Avignon.

History[edit]

Piolenc is an historical Cluniac site member.

Traditions[edit]

Wine is the main activity of this city, but the dominant besides of the agricultural production is the "French Provence garlic", as such the "garlic cultural festival" takes place every summer in August, during the last week-end.

Personalities[edit]

Piolenc was the birthplace :

Twin towns[edit]

The town is twinned with Kirchheim am Neckar, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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