La Motte-d'Aigues

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La Motte-d'Aigues
Commune
Church of La Motte-d'Aigues
Church of La Motte-d'Aigues
Coat of arms of La Motte-d'Aigues
Coat of arms
La Motte-d'Aigues is located in France
La Motte-d'Aigues
La Motte-d'Aigues
Coordinates: 43°46′27″N 5°31′18″E / 43.7742°N 5.5217°E / 43.7742; 5.5217Coordinates: 43°46′27″N 5°31′18″E / 43.7742°N 5.5217°E / 43.7742; 5.5217
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Apt
Canton Pertuis
Area1 14.63 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,328
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84084 /84240
Elevation 295–1,060 m (968–3,478 ft)
(avg. 385 m or 1,263 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.

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

Geography

La Motte-d'Aigues is situated in the southern part of the Parc naturel régional du Luberon between the crest of the Grand Luberon and the hills bordering the Eze river.

Etymology

Motte is a piece of detached land. Aigue describes something that terminates in a point or has been cut away.

See also

References

  • INSEE
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