Bargème

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Bargème
Bargème is located in France
Bargème
Bargème
Coordinates: 43°43′51″N 6°34′25″E / 43.7308°N 6.5736°E / 43.7308; 6.5736Coordinates: 43°43′51″N 6°34′25″E / 43.7308°N 6.5736°E / 43.7308; 6.5736
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Draguignan
Canton Comps-sur-Artuby
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Jassaud
Area1 27.95 km2 (10.79 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 141
 • Density 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83010 / 83840
Elevation 824–1,589 m (2,703–5,213 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bargème is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

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History[edit]

In 1949 Evelyn Watts, an English social worker, with a friend set up a home in Bargème for disadvantaged children to recover their strength and confidence in a healthy climate. Her book Castle on a Hill[1] describes the venture.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Watts, Evelyn. Castle on a Hill Online Originals, 2012. ISBN 1-84045-045-2