Puget-Théniers

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Puget-Théniers
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Puget-Théniers
Coat of arms
Puget-Théniers is located in France
Puget-Théniers
Puget-Théniers
Coordinates: 43°57′25″N 6°53′39″E / 43.9569°N 6.8942°E / 43.9569; 6.8942Coordinates: 43°57′25″N 6°53′39″E / 43.9569°N 6.8942°E / 43.9569; 6.8942
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Puget-Théniers
Intercommunality Vallées d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Velay
Area1 21.45 km2 (8.28 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,818
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06099 / 06260
Elevation 353–1,436 m (1,158–4,711 ft)
(avg. 409 m or 1,342 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.

Puget-Théniers (Italian: Poggetto Tenieri) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

It is situated on in the valley of the Var.

History[edit]

It was part of the historic County of Nice until 1860 as Poggetto Tenieri.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 800 —    
1800 914 +14.3%
1806 1,011 +10.6%
1822 1,053 +4.2%
1838 1,168 +10.9%
1848 1,195 +2.3%
1858 1,077 −9.9%
1861 1,304 +21.1%
1866 1,289 −1.2%
1872 1,222 −5.2%
1876 1,403 +14.8%
1881 1,426 +1.6%
1886 1,215 −14.8%
1891 1,571 +29.3%
1896 1,224 −22.1%
1901 1,337 +9.2%
1906 1,383 +3.4%
1911 1,166 −15.7%
1921 1,252 +7.4%
1926 1,261 +0.7%
1931 1,279 +1.4%
1936 1,271 −0.6%
1946 1,105 −13.1%
1954 1,089 −1.4%
1962 1,415 +29.9%
1968 1,488 +5.2%
1975 1,438 −3.4%
1982 1,446 +0.6%
1990 1,703 +17.8%
1999 1,533 −10.0%

Personalities[edit]

It's the birthplace of Auguste Blanqui.

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