Escragnolles

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Escragnolles
Chapel of Saint Martin
Chapel of Saint Martin
Coat of arms of Escragnolles
Coat of arms
Escragnolles is located in France
Escragnolles
Escragnolles
Coordinates: 43°43′54″N 6°47′02″E / 43.7317°N 6.7839°E / 43.7317; 6.7839Coordinates: 43°43′54″N 6°47′02″E / 43.7317°N 6.7839°E / 43.7317; 6.7839
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Ballestra
Area1 25.48 km2 (9.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 545
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06058 / 06460
Elevation 400–1,644 m (1,312–5,394 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is mountainous and includes the gorge of the Siagne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1872 421 —    
1881 310 −26.4%
1886 281 −9.4%
1891 277 −1.4%
1896 264 −4.7%
1901 283 +7.2%
1906 248 −12.4%
1911 249 +0.4%
1921 163 −34.5%
1926 156 −4.3%
1931 172 +10.3%
1936 130 −24.4%
1999 384 +195.4%
2008 545 +41.9%
Gorge of the Siagne

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