La Valette-du-Var

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La Valette-du-Var
La Valette-du-Var is located in France
La Valette-du-Var
La Valette-du-Var
Coordinates: 43°08′18″N 5°58′59″E / 43.1383°N 5.9831°E / 43.1383; 5.9831Coordinates: 43°08′18″N 5°58′59″E / 43.1383°N 5.9831°E / 43.1383; 5.9831
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton La Valette-du-Var
Intercommunality Toulon Provence Méditerranée
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christiane Hummel
Area1 15.5 km2 (6.0 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 22,441
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83144 / 83160
Elevation 37–701 m (121–2,300 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 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.

La Valette-du-Var (Provençal Occitan: La Valeta) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Celebrity connection[edit]

The village cemetery contains the grave of Joseph Pujol, who died in 1945 and who, under his stage name of "Le Pétomane", was a famous flatulist.


The following towns are twinned with La Valette:

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