Gonfaron

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Gonfaron
The railway station in Gonfaron
The railway station in Gonfaron
Coat of arms of Gonfaron
Coat of arms
Location of Gonfaron
Gonfaron is located in France
Gonfaron
Gonfaron
Gonfaron is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Gonfaron
Gonfaron
Coordinates: 43°19′17″N 6°17′23″E / 43.3214°N 6.2897°E / 43.3214; 6.2897Coordinates: 43°19′17″N 6°17′23″E / 43.3214°N 6.2897°E / 43.3214; 6.2897
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementBrignoles
CantonLe Luc
IntercommunalityCœur du Var
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Yves Orengo
Area
1
40.42 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,358
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83067 /83590
Elevation98–766 m (322–2,513 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.

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

Its detached clock tower is topped with an unusual decorative wrought iron frame housing a bell. Gonfaron is best known for the local 'Village des Tortues', a rescue and breeding centre for tortoises.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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