A view of Roquebrune-sur-Argens, from the south-west
|• Mayor||Luc Jousse|
|Area1||106.10 km2 (40.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||83107 /83520|
|Elevation||1–373 m (3.3–1,223.8 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 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.
It lies not far from the cities of Draguignan and Fréjus. It consists of three smaller villages: the village of Roquebrune-sur-Argens, La Bouverie and Les Issambres. It is home to the French National Water Ski Training Site.
The history of the oldest part of the village of Roquebrune sur Argens began around 983. However, signs of human beings, from the "Bouverian culture", dating from pre-history, were found in caves near La Bouverie.
- Vineyards and horticulture
- Harbour (with a maritime link to Saint-Tropez harbour)
- Two industrial areas
- National Water Skiing Centre
Places to see
- The thousand-year-old village, with many chapels.
- A 2000-year-old fishpond
- Local museum of history
- Le Blavet gorge
- Mickael Abbate, French film director and producer, grew up in the 1980s at La Bouverie.
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