Le Cannet

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For the commune in the Var department, see Le Cannet-des-Maures.
Le Cannet
Cannes, seen from Victoria Avenue in Le Cannet
Cannes, seen from Victoria Avenue in Le Cannet
Coat of arms of Le Cannet
Coat of arms
Le Cannet is located in France
Le Cannet
Le Cannet
Coordinates: 43°34′37″N 7°01′10″E / 43.5769°N 7.0194°E / 43.5769; 7.0194Coordinates: 43°34′37″N 7°01′10″E / 43.5769°N 7.0194°E / 43.5769; 7.0194
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Cannet and Mougins
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michèle Tabarot
Area1 7.71 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 40,940
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06030 / 06110
Elevation 12–285 m (39–935 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Le Cannet is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Administration[edit]

Le Cannet was part of Cannes until 1778, when it was made a separate commune.

Location[edit]

Le Cannet is located on the north of Cannes, on the French Riviera. The two cities form a single urban area.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,189 —    
1800 1,289 +8.4%
1806 1,229 −4.7%
1821 1,433 +16.6%
1831 1,480 +3.3%
1836 1,532 +3.5%
1841 1,546 +0.9%
1846 1,480 −4.3%
1851 1,591 +7.5%
1856 1,596 +0.3%
1861 1,676 +5.0%
1866 1,762 +5.1%
1872 1,722 −2.3%
1876 1,738 +0.9%
1881 2,563 +47.5%
1886 2,552 −0.4%
1891 2,572 +0.8%
1896 2,593 +0.8%
1901 3,097 +19.4%
1906 3,642 +17.6%
1911 4,166 +14.4%
1921 3,883 −6.8%
1926 6,244 +60.8%
1931 10,016 +60.4%
1936 10,056 +0.4%
1946 10,299 +2.4%
1954 11,601 +12.6%
1962 15,499 +33.6%
1968 23,231 +49.9%
1975 33,892 +45.9%
1982 37,411 +10.4%
1990 41,842 +11.8%
1999 41,940 +0.2%
2008 40,940 −2.4%

Personalities[edit]

Le Cannet was the birthplace of:

It was the home of:

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Twin towns[edit]

Le Cannet is twinned with:

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