Fontan

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This article is about the French city. For the surgical procedure used in children with complex congenital heart defects, see Fontan procedure. For the town in Armenia, see Fantan, Armenia.
Fontan
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Fontan is located in France
Fontan
Fontan
Coordinates: 44°00′17″N 7°33′15″E / 44.0047°N 7.5542°E / 44.0047; 7.5542Coordinates: 44°00′17″N 7°33′15″E / 44.0047°N 7.5542°E / 44.0047; 7.5542
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Breil-sur-Roya
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Oudot
Area1 49.61 km2 (19.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 269
 • Density 5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06062 / 06540
Elevation 405–2,447 m (1,329–8,028 ft)
(avg. 430 m or 1,410 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.

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

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Fontannais.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 215 —    
1968 326 +51.6%
1975 257 −21.2%
1982 253 −1.6%
1990 230 −9.1%
1999 234 +1.7%
2008 269 +15.0%

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