La Valette-du-Var

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La Valette-du-Var
A view within the village of La Valette-du-Var
A view within the village of La Valette-du-Var
Coat of arms of La Valette-du-Var
Location of La Valette-du-Var
La Valette-du-Var is located in France
La Valette-du-Var
La Valette-du-Var
La Valette-du-Var is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
La Valette-du-Var
La Valette-du-Var
Coordinates: 43°08′18″N 5°58′59″E / 43.1383°N 5.9831°E / 43.1383; 5.9831Coordinates: 43°08′18″N 5°58′59″E / 43.1383°N 5.9831°E / 43.1383; 5.9831
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementToulon
CantonToulon-3
IntercommunalityMétropole Toulon Provence Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Thierry Albertini[1]
Area
1
15.5 km2 (6.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
24,087
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83144 /83160
Elevation37–701 m (121–2,300 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Valette-du-Var (Provençal Occitan: La Valeta) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 2,311—    
1800 2,152−1.01%
1806 2,206+0.41%
1821 2,015−0.60%
1831 2,450+1.97%
1836 2,267−1.54%
1841 2,231−0.32%
1846 2,275+0.39%
1851 2,337+0.54%
1856 2,127−1.87%
1861 2,101−0.25%
1866 2,125+0.23%
1872 2,180+0.43%
1876 2,127−0.61%
1881 2,186+0.55%
1886 2,196+0.09%
1891 2,262+0.59%
1896 2,470+1.77%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 2,623+1.21%
1906 2,837+1.58%
1911 2,853+0.11%
1921 2,847−0.02%
1926 3,108+1.77%
1931 3,455+2.14%
1936 4,011+3.03%
1946 5,055+2.34%
1954 5,194+0.34%
1962 6,949+3.71%
1968 11,194+8.27%
1975 14,745+4.01%
1982 18,296+3.13%
1990 20,687+1.55%
1999 21,739+0.55%
2007 22,282+0.31%
2012 21,155−1.03%
2017 23,884+2.46%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Notable people[edit]

The village cemetery contains the grave of Joseph Pujol, who died in 1945 and who, under his stage name of "Le Pétomane", was a famous flatulist.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

La Valette-du-Var is twinned with:[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet La Valette-du-Var, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ "Jumelage". lavalette83.fr (in French). La Valette-du-Var. Retrieved 2021-04-14.

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