Duranus

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Duranus
Coat of arms of Duranus
Coat of arms
Duranus is located in France
Duranus
Duranus
Coordinates: 43°53′39″N 7°15′35″E / 43.8942°N 7.2597°E / 43.8942; 7.2597Coordinates: 43°53′39″N 7°15′35″E / 43.8942°N 7.2597°E / 43.8942; 7.2597
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Levens
Intercommunality Nice-Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Roux
Area
 • Land1 16.10 km2 (6.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 170
 • Population2 density 11/km2 (27/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06055 / 06670
Elevation 194–1,500 m (636–4,921 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1982 118 —    
1990 142 +20.3%
1999 156 +9.9%
2008 170 +9.0%

Tourism[edit]

Duranus 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, Castagniers, Coaraze, Colomars, 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

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