Signes, Var


The church tower of Signes, amongst the trees

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 43°17′32″N 5°51′48″E / 43.2922°N 5.8633°E / 43.2922; 5.8633Coordinates: 43°17′32″N 5°51′48″E / 43.2922°N 5.8633°E / 43.2922; 5.8633
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Arrondissement Toulon
Canton Le Beausset
Intercommunality Sud Sainte Baume
  Mayor (20012008) Jean-Mathieu Michel
Area1 133.1 km2 (51.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,725
  Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 83127 / 83870
Elevation 271–1,148 m (889–3,766 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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

Industrialist Paul Ricard was mayor of Signes from 1980 to 1988.[1]

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