Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Avignon

Grand Avignon (full name Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Avignon) is the communauté d'agglomération, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Avignon. It is located in the Vaucluse and the Gard departments, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and Occitanie regions, southern France. It was created in January 2001. Its population was 196,640 in 2015, of which 93,968 in Avignon proper.[1]

Grand Avignon
Location within the Vaucluse department
Location within the Vaucluse department
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and Occitanie
DepartmentVaucluse and Gard
No. of communes16
Established2001
SeatAvignon
Area
306.81 km2 (118.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
196,640
 • Density641/km2 (1,660/sq mi)
Websitewww.grandavignon.fr

CompositionEdit

The communauté d'agglomération consists of the following 16 communes (of which 7 in the Gard department):[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ INSEE

Coordinates: 43°57′N 4°49′E / 43.95°N 4.81°E / 43.95; 4.81