Bonson, Alpes-Maritimes

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Bonson
The village of Bonson, perched on the hillside and seen from the Var valley
The village of Bonson, perched on the hillside and seen from the Var valley
Coat of arms of Bonson
Coat of arms
Bonson is located in France
Bonson
Bonson
Coordinates: 43°51′49″N 7°11′26″E / 43.8636°N 7.1906°E / 43.8636; 7.1906Coordinates: 43°51′49″N 7°11′26″E / 43.8636°N 7.1906°E / 43.8636; 7.1906
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Roquesteron
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Estéron
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Audoli
Area1 6.72 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 677
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06021 / 06830
Elevation 119–841 m (390–2,759 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

Bonson is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 210 —    
1968 232 +10.5%
1975 235 +1.3%
1982 288 +22.6%
1990 456 +58.3%
1999 601 +31.8%
2008 677 +12.6%

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