Fontvieille, Bouches-du-Rhône


Alphonse Daudet's windmill

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 43°43′40″N 4°42′35″E / 43.7278°N 4.7097°E / 43.7278; 4.7097Coordinates: 43°43′40″N 4°42′35″E / 43.7278°N 4.7097°E / 43.7278; 4.7097
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Arles-Est
  Mayor (20082014) Guy Frustier
Area1 40.18 km2 (15.51 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 3,653
  Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 13038 / 13990
Elevation 0–245 m (0–804 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Fontvieille (Occitan: Fòntvielha) is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.


The commune was created in 1790, out of the territory of Arles.



Twin towns

Fontvieille is twinned with Santa Maria a Monte, Italy, since 1991.

See also


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