Bouyon

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Bouyon
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Coat of arms of Bouyon
Coat of arms
Bouyon is located in France
Bouyon
Bouyon
Coordinates: 43°49′31″N 7°07′26″E / 43.8253°N 7.1239°E / 43.8253; 7.1239Coordinates: 43°49′31″N 7°07′26″E / 43.8253°N 7.1239°E / 43.8253; 7.1239
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Coursegoules
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Mascarelli
Area
 • Land1 12.29 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 460
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06022 / 06510
Elevation 159–1,260 m (522–4,134 ft)
(avg. 637 m or 2,090 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.

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

Situated 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Nice, Bouyon offers magnificent panoramic views of the Alps, and features a traditional château and communal bread oven. Local leisure activities include hiking, mountain-biking, tennis, and fishing, and there is an annual Fête in June and August.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 288 —    
1968 157 −45.5%
1975 202 +28.7%
1982 229 +13.4%
1990 243 +6.1%
1999 352 +44.9%
2008 460 +30.7%

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