Châteauneuf-Villevieille

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Châteauneuf-Villevieille
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Coat of arms of Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Coat of arms
Châteauneuf-Villevieille is located in France
Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Coordinates: 43°48′00″N 7°17′00″E / 43.8°N 7.2833°E / 43.8; 7.2833Coordinates: 43°48′00″N 7°17′00″E / 43.8°N 7.2833°E / 43.8; 7.2833
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Contes
Intercommunality Pays des Paillons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Edmond Mari
Area
 • Land1 8.38 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
Population
 • Population2 835
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06039 / 06390
Elevation 234–901 m (768–2,956 ft)
(avg. 650 m or 2,130 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-Villevieille is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

History[edit]

The territory of Bendejun and Cantaron belonged formerly to the commune. They were separated in 1911 to form separate communes.

Formerly called Châteauneuf, the commune was renamed Châteauneuf-de-Contes in 1961. In 1992, the name was changed again to Châteauneuf-Villevieille.

Geography[edit]

It is located 22 km (14 mi) north of Nice,[1] its administrative center , in the Férion mountain range.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 206 —    
1968 225 +9.2%
1975 260 +15.6%
1982 402 +54.6%
1990 571 +42.0%
1999 684 +19.8%
2008 835 +22.1%

Sights[edit]

At its center is a 12th-century church.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Châteauneuf Villevieille". Retrieved 2008-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Chateauneuf-Villevieille Town". Retrieved 2008-01-17. 

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