Maillane

Maillane (name in French; Malhana in Occitan language) is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France in the former province of Provence.

Maillane
The church of Maillane

Coat of arms
Location of Maillane
Maillane
Maillane
Coordinates: 43°50′01″N 4°46′58″E
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
ArrondissementArles
CantonChâteaurenard
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Jacqueline Cornillon
Area
1
16.77 km2 (6.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,579
  Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
13052 /13910
Elevation7–17 m (23–56 ft)
(avg. 12 m or 39 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

Maillane is located 7 km (4.3 mi) north-west of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and 15 km (9.3 mi) north-east of Tarascon.

Population

People

Maillane was the birthplace of the 19th century poet Frédéric Mistral (1904 Nobel Prize in literature).

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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