Coursegoules

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Coursegoules
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Coursegoules is located in France
Coursegoules
Coursegoules
Coordinates: 43°47′39″N 7°02′40″E / 43.7942°N 7.0444°E / 43.7942; 7.0444Coordinates: 43°47′39″N 7°02′40″E / 43.7942°N 7.0444°E / 43.7942; 7.0444
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Coursegoules
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Arziari
Area
 • Land1 40.98 km2 (15.82 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 455
 • Population2 density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06050 / 06140
Elevation 640–1,700 m (2,100–5,580 ft)
(avg. 1,020 m or 3,350 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.

Coursegoules is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Its inhabitants are called the Coursegoulois.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 620 —    
1800 540 −12.9%
1806 510 −5.6%
1821 535 +4.9%
1831 580 +8.4%
1836 600 +3.4%
1841 596 −0.7%
1846 628 +5.4%
1856 593 −5.6%
1861 541 −8.8%
1866 505 −6.7%
1872 478 −5.3%
1876 474 −0.8%
1881 437 −7.8%
1886 440 +0.7%
1891 406 −7.7%
1901 405 −0.2%
1906 397 −2.0%
1911 285 −28.2%
1921 207 −27.4%
1926 216 +4.3%
1931 205 −5.1%
1936 220 +7.3%
1946 142 −35.5%
1962 132 −7.0%
1968 134 +1.5%
1975 155 +15.7%
1982 201 +29.7%
1990 260 +29.4%
1999 322 +23.8%
2006 425 +32.0%
2008 455 +7.1%

In 2010, the commune had 473 inhabitants. The historical population is available from censuses conducted there since 1793. Starting in the twenty-first century, the actual census of municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants are held every five years, unlike larger municipalities that have a sample survey each year.


Celebrity Links[edit]

End of day above Coursegoules

The singer Camille, in her album Ilo Veyou (2012), dedicated her song Le Berger to Coursegoules.


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