Roquesteron

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Roquesteron
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Coat of arms of Roquesteron
Coat of arms
Roquesteron is located in France
Roquesteron
Roquesteron
Coordinates: 43°52′29″N 7°00′19″E / 43.8747°N 7.0053°E / 43.8747; 7.0053Coordinates: 43°52′29″N 7°00′19″E / 43.8747°N 7.0053°E / 43.8747; 7.0053
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Roquesteron
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Estéron
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Roumagnac
Area
 • Land1 6.47 km2 (2.50 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 539
 • Population2 density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06106 / 06910
Elevation 270–1,040 m (890–3,410 ft)
(avg. 340 m or 1,120 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.

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

History[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 221 —    
1968 422 +91.0%
1975 404 −4.3%
1982 428 +5.9%
1990 509 +18.9%
1999 478 −6.1%
2008 539 +12.8%

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