Peillon

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For the French politician, see Vincent Peillon.
Peillon
Peillon.jpg
Coat of arms of Peillon
Coat of arms
Peillon is located in France
Peillon
Peillon
Coordinates: 43°46′43″N 7°22′58″E / 43.7786°N 7.3828°E / 43.7786; 7.3828Coordinates: 43°46′43″N 7°22′58″E / 43.7786°N 7.3828°E / 43.7786; 7.3828
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton L'Escarène
Intercommunality Pays des Paillons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre-Charles Maria
Area
 • Land1 8.7 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,346
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06092 / 06440
Elevation 115–720 m (377–2,362 ft)
(avg. 372 m or 1,220 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.

Peillon (Occitan: Pelhon) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is perched on a mountaintop and has stairs instead of roads.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Peillonnais.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1701 410 —    
1754 350 −14.6%
1793 411 +17.4%
1800 396 −3.6%
1806 408 +3.0%
1821 546 +33.8%
1828 558 +2.2%
1836 557 −0.2%
1846 639 +14.7%
1856 641 +0.3%
1861 618 −3.6%
1866 604 −2.3%
1872 622 +3.0%
1876 605 −2.7%
1881 641 +6.0%
1886 591 −7.8%
1891 541 −8.5%
1896 583 +7.8%
1901 522 −10.5%
1906 535 +2.5%
1911 516 −3.6%
1921 394 −23.6%
1926 933 +136.8%
1931 721 −22.7%
1936 731 +1.4%
1946 537 −26.5%
1954 688 +28.1%
1962 781 +13.5%
1968 937 +20.0%
1975 898 −4.2%
1982 1,038 +15.6%
1990 1,139 +9.7%
1999 1,227 +7.7%
2008 1,346 +9.7%

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