Sorgues

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Sorgues
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Sorgues
Coat of arms
Location of Sorgues
Sorgues is located in France
Sorgues
Sorgues
Sorgues is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Sorgues
Sorgues
Coordinates: 44°00′33″N 4°52′23″E / 44.0092°N 4.873°E / 44.0092; 4.873Coordinates: 44°00′33″N 4°52′23″E / 44.0092°N 4.873°E / 44.0092; 4.873
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementAvignon
CantonSorgues
IntercommunalityPays de Rhône et Ouvèze
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Milon
Area
1
33.4 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
18,568
 • Density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84129 /84700
Elevation14–114 m (46–374 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sorgues (Provençal: Sòrgas) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

It is also the name of a river running through the area. The Sorgues River is a tributary of the Rhone which begins at the Fontaine de Vaucluse.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Gertrude Stein, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Penguin Classics; New Ed edition (26 April 2001), page 201