Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer

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Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
Replica of the Statue of Liberty in the town square.
Replica of the Statue of Liberty in the town square.
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer is located in France
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 43°10′44″N 5°42′31″E / 43.1789°N 5.7086°E / 43.1789; 5.7086Coordinates: 43°10′44″N 5°42′31″E / 43.1789°N 5.7086°E / 43.1789; 5.7086
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton Le Beausset
Intercommunality Sud Sainte Baume
Government
 • Mayor Barthélemy Philippe
Area1 21.15 km2 (8.17 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 11,972
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83112 / 83270
Elevation 0–254 m (0–833 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.

Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It neighbours La Ciotat to the west, Bandol to the east and La Cadière-d'Azur to the north.

In addition to Saint-Cyr itself, the commune includes the villages of Les Lecques, a port and beach resort, and La Madrague, a small port.

The town square of Saint-Cyr contains a replica of the Statue of Liberty donated by Frédéric Bartholdi, sculptor of the original.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture and tourism are important industries in the area. Fruit, vegetables, olives and wine are produced in the commune and both Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer and Les Lecques have markets. Tourist attractions include the sandy beach at Les Lecques, the coastal footpaths and the Musée de Tauroentum, a museum which displays artifacts from the Roman site of Tauroentum.

Panorama of Les Lecques from its beach with view on the old and new port.

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer is twinned with:

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