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Collobrieres is a community in the south-eastern France. It is located in the Var subdivision in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’ Azur Region. On the outset, Collobrieres seems to be a small village. However you will come across a large sized town when it is explored deeply. There are long streets, old buildings, cafes, restaurants and hotels at this lovely place. This place is especially known for export of edible chestnuts. Also the products prepared from chestnuts such as marron glace and ice-cream for export purpose. The city is famous for growth of trees for cork production. It is worth noting that the river named Collobrier passes through the town. The city is spread over an area of 112.68sq.km.

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History

The origin of Collobrieres dates back to the 11th century when it first got its name Collubraira. During prehistoric period, the ancient civilizations settled on Plateau Lambert to the southeast as confirmed by the Menhirs. The leftovers of the Roman civilizations in the surrounding hills confirm presence of Romans in the city. It can be confirmed from the remnants found at Baudisson, les Mouras, Valcros and Vaubarnier. During the year 160, Claudius Vibius Varus buried his wife in a narrow valley. During medieval times, the viscounts of Marseilles ruled the community. Then the city was bestowed upon Jean de Laugiers by the Louis II d’Anjou. The city came under the rule of Glandevès followed by Villeneuves in 1470. At that time, the Aumerian came back to the city from Spain. He came back after knowing the secret of cork manipulation.

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Population

According to 2006 census, the city has a total population of 1,788 residents. The population density here is 16 per sq.km.

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Climate

Collobrieres is known to have a warm and temperate climate. It is due to more rainfall received during winters as compared to summers. As per Koppen and Geiger classification method, the climate here is considered to be Csb type. The city has an annual average temperature of 14.0 °C. On an average, the maximum temperature in the city reaches 21.6 °C during the month of July. Hence it is the hottest month throughout the year. Contrary to this, the least temperature in the city is 7.3 °C on an average. It is during the month of January which is considered to be the coldest month of the year. The average temperatures vary by 14.3 °C across the year. There is an annual average rainfall of 767 mm in the city. Maximum rainfall occurs in the month of November when it is 102mm on an average. On the other hand, there is least rainfall in the month of July when it is just 13mm on an average. There is difference of around 89mm between these two months. For more details about the climate follow this link Climate

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French, Mediterranean

La Petite Fontaine
La Petite Fontaine

1 Place de la Republique, 83610 Collobrieres, France

+33 4 94 48 00 12

http://collobriereslapetitefontaine.fr

French, Mediterranean, Delicatessen

Les Olivades
Les Olivades

5 Place de la Liberation, 83610 Collobrieres, France

+33 4 94 28 16 24

http://www.olivades.fr

French, European

La Farigoulette
La Farigoulette

2 Bld Lazare Carnot | 83610, Collobrieres, France

+33 6 33 89 50 27

http://lafarigoulette.fr

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