Pernes-les-Fontaines

Pernes-les-Fontaines (French pronunciation: [pɛʁn le fɔ̃tɛn]; officially Pernes until 1936; Occitan: Pèrnas dei Fònts or simply Pèrnas) is a commune in the southeastern French department of Vaucluse. In 2019, it had a population of 10,170. Its inhabitants are called Pernois and Pernoises.

Pernes-les-Fontaines
Pèrnas dei Fònts (Occitan)
A view of Pernes-les-Fontaines
Location of Pernes-les-Fontaines
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Pernes-les-Fontaines
Coordinates: 43°59′55″N 5°03′35″E
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementCarpentras
CantonPernes-les-Fontaines
IntercommunalityCA Sorgues du Comtat
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Didier Carle[1]
Area
1
51.12 km2 (19.74 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
10,170
  Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84088 /84210
Elevation36–263 m (118–863 ft)
(avg. 82 m or 269 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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