Carros

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Carros
Carros - Chapelle Notre Dame des Selves.JPG
Coat of arms of Carros
Coat of arms
Carros is located in France
Carros
Carros
Coordinates: 43°47′36″N 7°11′18″E / 43.7933°N 7.1883°E / 43.7933; 7.1883Coordinates: 43°47′36″N 7°11′18″E / 43.7933°N 7.1883°E / 43.7933; 7.1883
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Carros
Intercommunality Coteaux d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Antoine Damiani
Area
 • Land1 15.11 km2 (5.83 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 11,515
 • Population2 density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06033 / 06510
Elevation 63–945 m (207–3,100 ft)
(avg. 385 m or 1,263 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.

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

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Carrossois.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 404 —    
1800 576 +42.6%
1806 607 +5.4%
1821 748 +23.2%
1831 778 +4.0%
1836 811 +4.2%
1841 819 +1.0%
1846 776 −5.3%
1851 854 +10.1%
1856 818 −4.2%
1861 634 −22.5%
1866 656 +3.5%
1872 606 −7.6%
1876 534 −11.9%
1881 525 −1.7%
1886 512 −2.5%
1891 536 +4.7%
1896 560 +4.5%
1901 443 −20.9%
1906 453 +2.3%
1911 453 +0.0%
1921 390 −13.9%
1926 384 −1.5%
1931 403 +4.9%
1936 509 +26.3%
1946 563 +10.6%
1954 662 +17.6%
1962 761 +15.0%
1968 963 +26.5%
1975 4,197 +335.8%
1982 8,457 +101.5%
1990 10,747 +27.1%
1999 10,710 −0.3%
2008 11,515 +7.5%

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