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A general view of the village
A general view of the village
Coat of arms of Lorgues
Coat of arms
Lorgues is located in France
Coordinates: 43°29′42″N 6°21′40″E / 43.4949°N 6.3612°E / 43.4949; 6.3612Coordinates: 43°29′42″N 6°21′40″E / 43.4949°N 6.3612°E / 43.4949; 6.3612
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Draguignan
Canton Lorgues
Intercommunality Draguignan
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Alemagna
Area1 64.37 km2 (24.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,874
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83072 /83 510
Elevation 70–343 m (230–1,125 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 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.

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

Lorgues is located in the middle of wineries and fields of olive trees. It is in the center of the department of the Var between the Mediterranean Sea and the Gorges du Verdon. The village centre has a very large open-air market every Tuesday for fish, poultry, meat, fruit, vegetables, pastries, clothes and other products, which is very popular with locals, tourists and residents of other nearby villages.

It is reached via the A8 motorway (20 km away) or the SNCF Les Arcs-Draguignan railway station (12 km); by air, Toulon-Hyères Airport is 45 minutes away, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport 1 hour, and Marseille Provence Airport 1 hour 30 minutes.

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External links[edit]

  • Lorgues Memory and Patrimony: [1]

See also: Lorgues Memory and Patrimony : [2]