Le Castellet, Var

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Le Castellet
A street in Le Castellet
A street in Le Castellet
Coat of arms of Le Castellet
Coat of arms
Location of Le Castellet
Le Castellet is located in France
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Le Castellet is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Coordinates: 43°12′13″N 5°46′38″E / 43.2036°N 5.7772°E / 43.2036; 5.7772Coordinates: 43°12′13″N 5°46′38″E / 43.2036°N 5.7772°E / 43.2036; 5.7772
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementToulon
CantonSaint-Cyr-sur-Mer
IntercommunalitySud Sainte Baume
Government
 • Mayor (since 2001) Gabriel Tambon
Area
1
44.77 km2 (17.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,920
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83035 /83330
Dialling codes0494
Elevation21–503 m (69–1,650 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Castellet (Occitan: Lo Castelet) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It is mostly a small feudal village perched on a cliff edge.[2]

It is situated north-west of Toulon next to La Cadière-d'Azur and Le Beausset. It is surrounded by vineyards and is part of the Côtes de Provence Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) of Bandol.

The Circuit Paul Ricard is found near this commune.

Film and TV[edit]

Le Castellet was the setting for the film La femme du boulanger (The Baker's Wife) starring Raimu directed by writer/director Marcel Pagnol[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b Le Castellet Le Castellet - Var - Village - Provence Web

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