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Ansouis

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Country  France
Canton  Pertuis
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Sunday 6:56 AM
Arrondissement  Apt
Department  Vaucluse
Intercommunality  Luberon-Durance
Area  17.63 km²
Population  1,100 (2007)
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Region  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Weather  -2°C, Wind E at 3 km/h, 95% Humidity
Points of interest  Château d'Ansouis, Musée Extraordinaire, Musée des Arts et des Métiers d

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

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Map of Ansouis, France

Geography

Ansouis is located between the Luberon massif and the Durance river.

History

A fortress was first built in the city in the 10th century, and has since been modified three times: once in the 13th century and again in the 15th and 19th centuries.

Demographics

The population, after peaking at 1,029 people in 1841, declined to only 463 people in 1931. It has since rebounded to 1,105 in 2006.

References

Ansouis Wikipedia


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