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The clock tower in Puyméras
The clock tower in Puyméras
Coat of arms of Puyméras
Coat of arms
Puyméras is located in France
Coordinates: 44°16′14″N 5°07′44″E / 44.2706°N 5.1289°E / 44.2706; 5.1289Coordinates: 44°16′14″N 5°07′44″E / 44.2706°N 5.1289°E / 44.2706; 5.1289
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Vaison-la-Romaine
Intercommunality Pays Voconces
 • Mayor (2008-2014) Roger Trappo
Area1 14.59 km2 (5.63 sq mi)
Population (200)2 636
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84094 /84110
Elevation 275–846 m (902–2,776 ft)
(avg. 372 m or 1,220 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.

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

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of St. Michael, originally built in Romanesque style
  • Clock Tower, remade in the 18th century
  • Castle, ruined during the French Revolution
  • 14th century defensive walls, with a circular tower near the Sabrun Gate

See also[edit]