Le Cannet-des-Maures

Le Cannet-des-Maures is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Le Cannet-des-Maures
The church of Saint-Michel
The church of Saint-Michel
Coat of arms of Le Cannet-des-Maures
Coat of arms
Location of Le Cannet-des-Maures
Le Cannet-des-Maures is located in France
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Le Cannet-des-Maures is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Coordinates: 43°23′30″N 6°20′27″E / 43.3916°N 6.3407°E / 43.3916; 6.3407Coordinates: 43°23′30″N 6°20′27″E / 43.3916°N 6.3407°E / 43.3916; 6.3407
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementBrignoles
CantonLe Luc
IntercommunalityCœur du Var
Area
1
73.64 km2 (28.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
4,300
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83031 /83340
Elevation52–628 m (171–2,060 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HistoryEdit

The town was called "Cannet" until the French Revolution, and later "Le Cannet". During World War II on 15 of June 1940, the airfield was attacked by 25 Italian fighters Fiat C.R.42s that strafed about 20 French aircraft destroying some of them.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

  Media related to Le Cannet-des-Maures at Wikimedia Commons