Viens, Vaucluse

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Not to be confused with Veins.
18th-century farmhouse
18th-century farmhouse
Coat of arms of Viens
Coat of arms
Viens is located in France
Coordinates: 43°53′46″N 5°34′03″E / 43.8961°N 5.5675°E / 43.8961; 5.5675Coordinates: 43°53′46″N 5°34′03″E / 43.8961°N 5.5675°E / 43.8961; 5.5675
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Apt
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Peyron
Area1 34.59 km2 (13.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 575
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84144 /84750
Elevation 332–784 m (1,089–2,572 ft)
(avg. 610 m or 2,000 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.

Viens (Occitan: Viènç) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.


The river Calavon forms most of the commune's south-eastern border.


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