Solliès-Pont

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Solliès-Pont
Solliès-Pont is located in France
Solliès-Pont
Solliès-Pont
Coordinates: 43°11′28″N 6°02′30″E / 43.1911°N 6.0417°E / 43.1911; 6.0417Coordinates: 43°11′28″N 6°02′30″E / 43.1911°N 6.0417°E / 43.1911; 6.0417
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton Solliès-Pont
Intercommunality Vallée du Gapeau
Area1 17.73 km2 (6.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 10,935
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83130 / 83210
Elevation 39–343 m (128–1,125 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 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.

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

Cultural references[edit]

  • Solliès-Pont is the setting of Vladimir Nabokov's 1923 Russian-language poem “Прованс” ("Provence"). The original poem and its English translation by the author were set to music by composers Ivan Barbotin and James DeMars as part of the song cycle "Sing, Poetry" on the 2011 contemporary classical album Troika.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Troika: Russia’s westerly poetry in three orchestral song cycles", Rideau Rouge Records, ASIN: B005USB24A, 2011.