Canton of Riez

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Canton de Riez
French canton
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Seat Riez
Communes 9
Government
 • Representative Michel Zorzan
2011-2014
Area¹
 • Total 253.55 km2 (97.90 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 4,387
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Cantonal code 04 21
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Riez is an administrative division in southeastern France. It includes the following communes:

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Allemagne-en-Provence 379 04500 04004
Esparron-de-Verdon 312 04800 04081
Montagnac-Montpezat 321 04500 04124
Puimoisson 551 04410 04157
Quinson 350 04500 04158
Riez 1 667 04500 04166
Roumoules 631 04500 04172
Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon 102 04500 04176
Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon 74 04500 04186

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Riez
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007 2008
Population 2 664 3 000 3 147 3 539 4 043 4 387 {{{7}}} {{{8}}} {{{9}}}
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Coordinates: 43°49′08″N 6°05′37″E / 43.81889°N 6.09361°E / 43.81889; 6.09361