Taradeau

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Taradeau
Taradeau is located in France
Taradeau
Taradeau
Coordinates: 43°27′14″N 6°25′38″E / 43.4539°N 6.4272°E / 43.4539; 6.4272Coordinates: 43°27′14″N 6°25′38″E / 43.4539°N 6.4272°E / 43.4539; 6.4272
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Draguignan
Canton Lorgues
Intercommunality Draguignan
Government
 • Mayor (1995–2014) Gilbert Galliano
Area
 • Land1 17.31 km2 (6.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,712
 • Population2 density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83134 / 83460
Elevation 44–259 m (144–850 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.

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

Shops

Taradeau has many small but convenient shops and bars. There is a "tabac", groceries, bar/restaurant and baker's. The village has a yearly circus which appears around August time. The old supermarket "Super U" has been demolished and "Hyper U" has been constructed. It is a small village and the main language is French.

La Tour de Taradel

Taradeau contains a historical building that is interesting to visit. During the 12th Century AD, the French built a watch tower named "La Tour de Taradel". It is still present today. Every year Taradeau has a fireworks display on the local football field, celebrating the French Liberation, when the Germans lost their power over France.

The main religion there is Roman Catholic.

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