Rigaud, Alpes-Maritimes

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Rigaud
Rigaud - Transhumance MCL.jpg
Coat of arms of Rigaud
Coat of arms
Rigaud is located in France
Rigaud
Rigaud
Coordinates: 43°59′30″N 6°59′31″E / 43.9917°N 6.9919°E / 43.9917; 6.9919Coordinates: 43°59′30″N 6°59′31″E / 43.9917°N 6.9919°E / 43.9917; 6.9919
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Puget-Théniers
Intercommunality Vallées d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Crulli
Area
 • Land1 32.54 km2 (12.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 210
 • Population2 density 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06101 / 06260
Elevation 333–1,907 m (1,093–6,257 ft)
(avg. 753 m or 2,470 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.

Rigaud is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the Cians, the Cianavelle and the Raton Rivers.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 117 —    
1968 117 +0.0%
1975 111 −5.1%
1982 141 +27.0%
1990 165 +17.0%
1999 146 −11.5%
2008 210 +43.8%
The transhumance in the village

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In the gorges du Cians.

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