Castagniers

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Castagniers
The monastery
The monastery
Coat of arms of Castagniers
Coat of arms
Castagniers is located in France
Castagniers
Castagniers
Coordinates: 43°47′32″N 7°13′56″E / 43.7922°N 7.2322°E / 43.7922; 7.2322Coordinates: 43°47′32″N 7°13′56″E / 43.7922°N 7.2322°E / 43.7922; 7.2322
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Levens
Intercommunality Nice-Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Spinelli
Area1 7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,511
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06034 / 06670
Elevation 68–881 m (223–2,890 ft)
(avg. 382 m or 1,253 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1960 692 —    
1968 820 +18.5%
1975 958 +16.8%
1982 1,076 +12.3%
1990 1,234 +14.7%
1999 1,362 +10.4%
2008 1,511 +10.9%

Tourism[edit]

Castagniers is one of thirteen villages grouped together by the Communauté d'agglomération de Nice-Côte d'Azur tourist department as the Route des Villages Perchés (Route of Perched Villages). The others are: Aspremont, Coaraze, Colomars, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, La Roquette, Levens, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet and Tourrette-Levens.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Booklet The route of perched villages, Communaute Nice Côte d'Azur, 2007