Castle of Lauris

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Coordinates: 43°44′52″N 5°18′49″E / 43.7478°N 5.3136°E / 43.7478; 5.3136Coordinates: 43°44′52″N 5°18′49″E / 43.7478°N 5.3136°E / 43.7478; 5.3136
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Cadenet
Intercommunality Portes du Luberon
  Mayor (20012008) Monique Roustan
Area1 21.81 km2 (8.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,354
  Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84065 / 84360
Elevation 128–680 m (420–2,231 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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

It is located between the Luberon and the Durance river. The town has seen a rapid increase in population in since the 1980s from 1810 inhabitants in 1982 to 3354 inhabitants in 2006.

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