Le Thoronet

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Le Thoronet
The town hall, church and village square
The town hall, church and village square
Coat of arms of Le Thoronet
Coat of arms
Le Thoronet is located in France
Le Thoronet
Le Thoronet
Coordinates: 43°27′10″N 6°18′16″E / 43.4528°N 6.3044°E / 43.4528; 6.3044Coordinates: 43°27′10″N 6°18′16″E / 43.4528°N 6.3044°E / 43.4528; 6.3044
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Draguignan
Canton Lorgues
Intercommunality Cœur du Var
Area1 37.53 km2 (14.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,049
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 83136 / 83340
Elevation 75–444 m (246–1,457 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

It is known for the romanesque Le Thoronet Abbey, built in the 12th and 13th century.

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