Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde facts for kids
|Area1||22.56 km2 (8.71 sq mi)|
|• Density||48.80/km2 (126.40/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|INSEE/Postal code||13095 /13100|
|Elevation||241–600 m (791–1,969 ft)
(avg. 395 m or 1,296 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The commune includes Bonfillons, Roussillier, Plan de l'Orgue, Savoyards, and Bourg.
There are two man-made lakes, namely Bimont and Zola, and the streamlet, Prignon.
In 1239, the land was given to the Lord of Esparon by Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence.
By 1490, Jacques Garde had become Lord of Saint-Marc, and twenty years later the land was passed on to Dauphine Garde, wife of Bertrand de Puget.
In 1723, Saint-Marc was sold to the Meyronnets, a family of advisors in the Provence Parliament. In 1784-1785 Philippe de Meyronnet invited Lucien Bonaparte and Joseph Bonaparte to his estate.
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