A general view of the village
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Claude Alemagna|
|Area1||64.37 km2 (24.85 sq mi)|
|• 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 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.
- Lorgues Memory and Patrimony: 
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See also: Lorgues Memory and Patrimony :