Le Cannet-des-Maures

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Le Cannet-des-Maures
The church of Saint-Michel
The church of Saint-Michel
Coat of arms of Le Cannet-des-Maures
Coat of arms
Le Cannet-des-Maures is located in France
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Le Cannet-des-Maures is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Le Cannet-des-Maures
Coordinates: 43°23′30″N 6°20′27″E / 43.3916°N 6.3407°E / 43.3916; 6.3407Coordinates: 43°23′30″N 6°20′27″E / 43.3916°N 6.3407°E / 43.3916; 6.3407
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Brignoles
Canton Le Luc
Intercommunality Cœur du Var
Area1 73.64 km2 (28.43 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,964
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83031 /83340
Elevation 52–628 m (171–2,060 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.

Le Cannet-des-Maures is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.


The town was called "Cannet" until the French Revolution, and later "Le Cannet". During world war II on 15 of June 1940, the airfield was attacked by 25 Italian fighters Fiat C.R.42s that strafed about 20 French aircraft destroying some of them.

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