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Coordinates: 43°41′10″N 5°10′19″E / 43.686°N 5.17194°E / 43.686; 5.17194

Commune of Vernègues 20050320-Église-Saint-Jacques-à-Vernègues.jpg
Former Saint-Jacques church in Vernègues

Vernègues is located in France
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Eyguières
Intercommunality Salon-Étang de Berre-Durance
Mayor Patrick Apparicio
Elevation 163–395 m (530–1,300 ft)
(avg. 352 m/1,150 ft)
Land area1 15.89 km2 (6.14 sq mi)
Population2 939  (1999)
 - Density 59 /km2 (150 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13115/ 13116
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Vernègues is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

The commune is made up of two villages: Vernègues and Cazan.

On June 11, 1909 an earthquake destroyed the castle and most houses in Vernègues. Two people died in the village, which was later rebuilt at a lower altitude.

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