Bormes-les-Mimosas

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Bormes-les-Mimosas
Street in Bormes-les-Mimosas
Street in Bormes-les-Mimosas
Coat of arms of Bormes-les-Mimosas
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Location of Bormes-les-Mimosas
Bormes-les-Mimosas is located in France
Bormes-les-Mimosas
Bormes-les-Mimosas
Bormes-les-Mimosas is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Bormes-les-Mimosas
Bormes-les-Mimosas
Coordinates: 43°09′09″N 6°20′38″E / 43.152500°N 6.3439°E / 43.152500; 6.3439Coordinates: 43°09′09″N 6°20′38″E / 43.152500°N 6.3439°E / 43.152500; 6.3439
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementToulon
CantonLa Crau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Albert Vatinet
Area
1
97.32 km2 (37.58 sq mi)
Population
(2007)2
7,153
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83019 /83230
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.

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

It has a Mediterranean climate.

Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. The Fort de Brégançon, located in the commune, was the official retreat for the President of the French Republic until 2013.[1]

The historic village is situated on the hills. Medieval houses are overgrown with bougainvillea flowers. Significant buildings include the church and the town hall.

Other parts of town include the seaside district of La Faviere with its marina.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of Bormes-les-Mimosas
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population2486296530933839508363247152

Personalities[edit]

Notable people related to Bormes-les-Mimosas include:

Aerial view le Fort de Brégançon

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See also[edit]

Eglise St-Trophyme

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