La Farlède

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La Farlède
Coat of arms of La Farlède
La Farlède (France)
La Farlède
Motto : Dou Souléu Tou Bén
region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton Solliès-Pont
Community association Vallée du Gapeau
Coordinates 43 ° 10 '  N , 6 ° 3'  E Coordinates: 43 ° 10 '  N , 6 ° 3'  E
height 41-640 m
surface 8.31 km 2
Residents 9,083 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 1,093 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 83210
INSEE code

La Farlède is a French municipality with 9083 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Var in the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur . It belongs to the canton of Solliès-Pont in the arrondissement of Toulon .


La Farlède is located about 15 kilometers from Toulon at the foot of Mont Coudon and Baux-Rouge , on the edge of the wide and fertile Gapeautal .


La Farlède was formerly part of the municipality of Solliès , which in 1799 was divided into the municipalities of Solliès-Ville , Solliès-Pont , Solliès-Toucas and Solliès-Farlède .


Notre-Dame Church was built between 1751 and 1755 in the Romanesque style. The outer walls are made of stone blocks, the main portal is two-winged made of oak, which was originally intended for the basilica in St Maximin. In the church there is an altarpiece from 1755. 24 years after its completion, the church became a parish church of an independent parish in 1779. The first pastor was the priest, freemason and later constitutional bishop of the Var department in Fréjus Jean-Joseph Rigouard (1735-1800).

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