Le Muy

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Le Muy
The Tower of Charles Quint, which is an historic monument and contains the Liberation Museum
The Tower of Charles Quint, which is an historic monument and contains the Liberation Museum
Coat of arms of Le Muy
Coat of arms
Le Muy is located in France
Le Muy
Le Muy
Coordinates: 43°28′25″N 6°34′00″E / 43.4736°N 6.5667°E / 43.4736; 6.5667Coordinates: 43°28′25″N 6°34′00″E / 43.4736°N 6.5667°E / 43.4736; 6.5667
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Draguignan
Canton Le Muy
Intercommunality Draguignan
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Liliane Boyer
Area1 66.58 km2 (25.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,743
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83086 /83490
Elevation 7–561 m (23–1,841 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 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 Muy is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It was one of the first places to be liberated in the Allied invasion of Southern France in August 1944.

It lies near Draguignan and Saint-Tropez.

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In Tour Charles Quint, visit the Liberation Museum, about Operation Dragoon in 1944.

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