Brignoles
Brinhòla  (Occitan)
Place du Palais de Justice
Place du Palais de Justice
Coat of arms of Brignoles
Location of Brignoles
Brignoles is located in France
Brignoles
Brignoles
Brignoles is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d
Brignoles
Brignoles
Coordinates: 43°24′21″N 6°03′41″E / 43.4058°N 6.0615°E / 43.4058; 6.0615Coordinates: 43°24′21″N 6°03′41″E / 43.4058°N 6.0615°E / 43.4058; 6.0615
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVar
ArrondissementBrignoles
CantonBrignoles
IntercommunalityCA Provence Verte
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Didier Brémond (LR)
Area
1
70.53 km2 (27.23 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
17,361
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
83023 /83170
Elevation190–767 m (623–2,516 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Brignoles (French pronunciation: ​[bʁiɲɔl]; Occitan: Brinhòla) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France. Alongside Draguignan, it is one of two subprefectures in Var.

It was the summer residence of the counts of Provence; their castle dates from the thirteenth century. In 2017, the commune of Brignoles had a population of 17,179.

Personalities

It was the birthplace of:

Twin towns and sister cities

Brignoles is twinned with:[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Villes jumelées". brignoles.fr (in French). Brignoles. Retrieved 2019-11-21.
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