La Roquette-sur-Siagne

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La Roquette-sur-Siagne
Coat of arms of La Roquette-sur-Siagne
Coat of arms
La Roquette-sur-Siagne is located in France
La Roquette-sur-Siagne
La Roquette-sur-Siagne
Coordinates: 43°34′51″N 6°57′22″E / 43.5808°N 6.9561°E / 43.5808; 6.9561Coordinates: 43°34′51″N 6°57′22″E / 43.5808°N 6.9561°E / 43.5808; 6.9561
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Mougins
Intercommunality Pôle Azur Provence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Roatta
Area
 • Land1 6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,976
 • Population2 density 790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06108 / 06550
Elevation 6–170 m (20–558 ft)
(avg. 148 m or 486 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.

La Roquette-sur-Siagne is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,241 —    
1968 1,670 +34.6%
1975 2,006 +20.1%
1982 2,554 +27.3%
1990 3,642 +42.6%
1999 4,445 +22.0%
2008 4,976 +11.9%

Tourism[edit]

La Roquette 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, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, 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