Fontvieille, Bouches-du-Rhône

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Fontvieille
Alphonse Daudet's windmill
Alphonse Daudet's windmill
Coat of arms of Fontvieille
Coat of arms
Location of Fontvieille
Fontvieille is located in France
Fontvieille
Fontvieille
Fontvieille is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Fontvieille
Fontvieille
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
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
ArrondissementArles
CantonSalon-de-Provence-1
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Frustier
Area
1
40.18 km2 (15.51 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
3,653
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
13038 /13990
Elevation0–245 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.

History[edit]

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

The Occitan language poet Brémonde de Tarascon (1858–98) grew up on the Darbousille farm at Fontvieille, where she died.[1]

Population[edit]

Sights[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brémonde de Tarascon (1858-1898), poétesse provençale", GénéProvence (in French), 10 December 2008, retrieved 2017-11-13

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