Correns

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Correns
Correns is located in France
Correns
Correns
Coordinates: 43°29′18″N 6°04′49″E / 43.4883°N 6.0803°E / 43.4883; 6.0803Coordinates: 43°29′18″N 6°04′49″E / 43.4883°N 6.0803°E / 43.4883; 6.0803
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Brignoles
Canton Cotignac
Intercommunality Comté de Provence
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michaël Latz
Area
 • Land1 37.06 km2 (14.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 815
 • Population2 density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83045 / 83570
Elevation 139–561 m (456–1,841 ft)
(avg. 152 m or 499 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.

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

Its name in the Provençal language is Courrens.

It is at the entry of two gorges: Vallon Sourn and the Bagarède. The village is on the banks of the Argens river. Correns bills itself as "le Premier Village Bio de France". 'Bio’ is what the French say when they mean ‘organic’. Its main produce is wine.

Popular culture[edit]

In January – July 1979, English progressive rock group Pink Floyd recorded part of their double studio album The Wall at the Studio Miraval located in Correns.

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External links[edit]

  • [1] Official site in French