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Coat of arms of Belgentier
Coat of arms
Belgentier is located in France
Coordinates: 43°14′45″N 6°00′01″E / 43.2458°N 6.0003°E / 43.2458; 6.0003Coordinates: 43°14′45″N 6°00′01″E / 43.2458°N 6.0003°E / 43.2458; 6.0003
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton Solliès-Pont
Intercommunality Vallée du Gapeau
 • Mayor Bruno Aycard
Area1 13.38 km2 (5.17 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,210
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83017 / 83210
Elevation 126–620 m (413–2,034 ft)
(avg. 159 m or 522 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.

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

It was the birthplace of the astronomer, antiquary and savant, Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580–1637).

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