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Chapel Notre-Dame of Pareloup
Chapel Notre-Dame of Pareloup
Coat of arms of Mazan
Coat of arms
Mazan is located in France
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Mazan is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Coordinates: 44°03′27″N 5°07′44″E / 44.0575°N 5.1289°E / 44.0575; 5.1289Coordinates: 44°03′27″N 5°07′44″E / 44.0575°N 5.1289°E / 44.0575; 5.1289
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Pernes-les-Fontaines
Intercommunality Ventoux-Comtat Venaissin
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Georges Blum
Area1 37.92 km2 (14.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,557
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84072 /84380
Elevation 111–450 m (364–1,476 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 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.

Mazan (Occitan: Masan) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. The city is 4 miles (7 km) drive east of Carpentras, one of its neighbouring municipalities, and 21 miles (34 km) by road from Avignon.

The city is located in the heart of the former Venaissin County, near the south side of Mount Ventoux.

Mazan is one of the chateaux of the de Sade family. Today this chateau is a luxury hotel.[1]

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