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Le Castellet (Occitan: Lo Castelet) is a commune in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in Southeastern France. It consists of a small feudal village perched on a cliff edge and its surroundings.[2] It is situated north-west of Toulon next to La Cadière-d'Azur and Le Beausset. It is surrounded by vineyards and is part of the Côtes de Provence Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) of Bandol. The Circuit Paul Ricard is also located in the commune.

Le Castellet

Lo Castelet  (Occitan)
Square in Le Castellet
Square in Le Castellet
Coat of arms of Le Castellet
Coat of arms
Location of Le Castellet
Le Castellet is located in France
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Le Castellet is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Coordinates: 43°12′13″N 5°46′38″E / 43.2036°N 5.7772°E / 43.2036; 5.7772Coordinates: 43°12′13″N 5°46′38″E / 43.2036°N 5.7772°E / 43.2036; 5.7772
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementToulon
CantonSaint-Cyr-sur-Mer
IntercommunalitySud Sainte Baume
Government
 • Mayor (2015–2020) Nicole Boizis
Area
1
44.77 km2 (17.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,920
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83035 /83330
Dialling codes0494
Elevation21–503 m (69–1,650 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

CinemaEdit

Le Castellet was the setting for the film The Baker's Wife (French: La femme du boulanger), starring Raimu and directed by Marcel Pagnol.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b Le Castellet Le Castellet - Var - Village - Provence Web

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