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Cavaillon

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Country  France
Canton  Cavaillon
Area  45.96 km²
Arrondissement  Apt
Department  Vaucluse
Population (2006)  26,305
Local time  Tuesday 2:21 AM
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Region  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Intercommunality  Provence Luberon Durance
Weather  7°C, Wind NW at 13 km/h, 67% Humidity
Points of interest  Durance, Calavon, Musée Archéolo, Synagogue

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

Contents

Map of 84300 Cavaillon, France

History

Saint Veran was bishop here in the 6th century.

Geography

Cavaillon is part of the Regional and Natural Park of Luberon (parc naturel régional du Luberon) in the French Department of Vaucluse

The Calavon, a tributary of the Durance locally called Coulon, flows westward through the middle of the commune.

The Durance forms the commune's south-western border.

Economy

Cavaillon is famous for its melons.

Sights

  • Cavaillon Cathedral
  • Ancient Diocese of Cavaillon
  • Colline St-Jacques
  • Luberon
  • Twin towns

  • Cavaillon has been twinned with Weinheim, Germany, since 1958 and Langhirano, Italy, since 2001.
  • References

    Cavaillon Wikipedia


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