Le Cannet

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For the commune in the Var department, see Le Cannet-des-Maures.
Le Cannet
Cannes vue du Cannet avenue Victoria -362.jpg
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
Area
 • Land1 7.71 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 40,940
 • Population2 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:

It is the home of:

Twin towns[edit]

Le Cannet is twinned with:

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