Lucéram

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Lucéram
Luceram Alpes Maritimes.jpg
Coat of arms of Lucéram
Coat of arms
Lucéram is located in France
Lucéram
Lucéram
Coordinates: 43°53′00″N 7°21′41″E / 43.8833°N 7.3614°E / 43.8833; 7.3614Coordinates: 43°53′00″N 7°21′41″E / 43.8833°N 7.3614°E / 43.8833; 7.3614
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton L'Escarène
Intercommunality Pays des Paillons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Gal
Area
 • Land1 65.52 km2 (25.30 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,259
 • Population2 density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06077 / 06440
Elevation 400–1,567 m (1,312–5,141 ft)
(avg. 660 m or 2,170 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.

Lucéram (Italian: Lucerame) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 628 —    
1968 630 +0.3%
1975 694 +10.2%
1982 889 +28.1%
1990 1,026 +15.4%
1999 1,035 +0.9%
2008 1,259 +21.6%

Sights[edit]

Sights include the church St. Margaret (late 15th century), housing an altarpiece by Ludovico Brea and a 13th-century Pietà.

Culture[edit]

Each year, the mayor and villagers decorate the village in the theme of Christmas. The village is covered with pine branches and red and gold ribbons. There are nativity scenes set up on window sills, in cellars or any available nook and cranny.

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