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The influence of the Roman Empire is everywhere here, particularly with the Antique Theater and the old Arc de Triomphe.

Orange is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region in southeastern France. It is located about 21 kilometres north of Avignon. It has a primarily agricultural economy. The town is renowned for its Roman architecture, and its Roman theatre, the Theatre antique d'Orange, is described as the most impressive still existing in Europe. The fine Triumphal Arch of Orange is often said to date from the time of Augustus or Tiberius, but is probably much later, perhaps Severan. The arch, theater, and surroundings were listed in 1981 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
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