Avignon

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Avignon

Coordinates: 43°57′00″N 4°49′01″E / 43.95°N 4.817°E / 43.95; 4.817

Avignon (French pronunciation: [aviɲɔ̃]; Provençal: Avinhon in classical norm or Avignoun in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Vaucluse department in southeastern France.

The city is well known for its Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes), where several popes and antipopes lived from the early 14th to early 15th centuries.

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