Villeneuve-les-Avignon
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Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Commune
Fort Saint-André on Mont Andaon
Fort Saint-André on Mont Andaon
Coat of arms of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Coat of arms
Villeneuve-lès-Avignon is located in France
Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Location within Occitanie region
Villeneuve-lès-Avignon is located in Occitanie
Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Coordinates: 43°58?02?N 4°47?48?E / 43.9672°N 4.7967°E / 43.9672; 4.7967Coordinates: 43°58?02?N 4°47?48?E / 43.9672°N 4.7967°E / 43.9672; 4.7967
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gard
Arrondissement Nîmes
Canton Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Intercommunality CA Grand Avignon
Government
 o Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Roubaud
Area1 18.27 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 12,232
 o Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 o Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 30351 /30400
Elevation 10-181 m (33-594 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (French pronunciation: ​[vil'noev lez?avi']}; Occitan: Vilanòva d'Avinhon) is a commune in the Gard department in southern France. It can also be spelled Villeneuve-lez-Avignon.

History

The city was founded by Philippe le Bel and boasts a castle he built, Fort Saint-André.

Geography

It is located by the Rhône River, opposite Avignon.

Population

Sights

International relations

Twin towns - Sister cities

Villeneuve-lès-Avignon is twinned with:

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