Le Thoronet

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Le Thoronet
Le Thoronet is located in France
Le Thoronet
Le Thoronet
Coordinates: 43°27′10″N 6°18′16″E / 43.4528°N 6.3044°E / 43.4528; 6.3044Coordinates: 43°27′10″N 6°18′16″E / 43.4528°N 6.3044°E / 43.4528; 6.3044
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Draguignan
Canton Lorgues
Intercommunality Cœur du Var
Area1 37.53 km2 (14.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,049
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83136 / 83340
Elevation 75–444 m (246–1,457 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

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

It is known for the romanesque Le Thoronet Abbey, built in the 12th and 13th century.

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