Castillon, Alpes-Maritimes

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Castillon
The Carrei viaduct, built in 1912, for the old tramway which connected Menton to Sospel and which ceased being used by trams in 1931
The Carrei viaduct, built in 1912, for the old tramway which connected Menton to Sospel and which ceased being used by trams in 1931
Flag of Castillon
Flag
Coat of arms of Castillon
Coat of arms
Castillon is located in France
Castillon
Castillon
Coordinates: 43°50′N 7°28′E / 43.83°N 7.47°E / 43.83; 7.47Coordinates: 43°50′N 7°28′E / 43.83°N 7.47°E / 43.83; 7.47
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Sospel
Intercommunality Riviera française
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Rion
Area1 7.51 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 342
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06036 / 06500
Elevation 275–1,289 m (902–4,229 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1982 79 —    
1990 187 +136.7%
1999 282 +50.8%
2008 342 +21.3%

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