Pourrières

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Pourrières
A general view of the village
A general view of the village
Coat of arms of Pourrières
Coat of arms
Location of Pourrières
Pourrières is located in France
Pourrières
Pourrières
Pourrières is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Pourrières
Pourrières
Coordinates: 43°30′12″N 5°44′00″E / 43.5034°N 5.7334°E / 43.5034; 5.7334Coordinates: 43°30′12″N 5°44′00″E / 43.5034°N 5.7334°E / 43.5034; 5.7334
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementBrignoles
CantonSaint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume
IntercommunalitySainte-Baume Mont-Aurélien
Government
 • Mayor (2001–current) Sébastien Bourlin
Area
1
56.32 km2 (21.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,210
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83097 /83910
Elevation239–872 m (784–2,861 ft)
(avg. 302 m or 991 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Personalities[edit]

It is the home town of the French poet Germain Nouveau.

Jacqueline Eymar, classical pianist born in 1922, died in Pourrières in 2008.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.