Châteauneuf-Grasse

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Châteauneuf-Grasse
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Châteauneuf-Grasse is located in France
Châteauneuf-Grasse
Châteauneuf-Grasse
Coordinates: 43°40′33″N 6°58′32″E / 43.6758°N 6.9756°E / 43.6758; 6.9756Coordinates: 43°40′33″N 6°58′32″E / 43.6758°N 6.9756°E / 43.6758; 6.9756
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Bar-sur-Loup
Intercommunality Sophia Antipolis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Maurin (PR)
Area1 8.95 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,160
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06038 / 06740
Elevation 197–662 m (646–2,172 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.

Châteauneuf-Grasse (also known as Châteauneuf de Grasse or simply Châteauneuf) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Châteauneuf is situated on the French Riviera, just over 4 km from Grasse and 21 km (13 mi) from Cannes and borders the villages of Plascassier and Opio. Châteauneuf extends across 895 hectares and has a population of just over 3,000 inhabitants. It is divided into two districts: Pré-du-Lac, where most of the commerce is found, and Le Vignal.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1982 2,128 —    
1990 2,806 +31.9%
1999 2,968 +5.8%
2008 3,160 +6.5%

Personalities[edit]

Artist Marina Kulik lives and teaches in Châteauneuf.

Calouste Gulbenkian lived and is buried in Châteauneuf.

German actor Anton Diffring also lived and died in Châteauneuf.

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