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
The church of Maillane
Coat of arms of Maillane
Coat of arms
Location of Maillane
Maillane is located in France
Maillane
Maillane
Maillane is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Maillane
Maillane
Coordinates: 43°50′01″N 4°46′58″E / 43.8336°N 4.7828°E / 43.8336; 4.7828Coordinates: 43°50′01″N 4°46′58″E / 43.8336°N 4.7828°E / 43.8336; 4.7828
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
ArrondissementArles
CantonChâteaurenard
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Cornillon
Area
1
16.77 km2 (6.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
2,582
 • 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.

GeographyEdit

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.

PopulationEdit

PeopleEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.