Saint-Blaise, Alpes-Maritimes

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Saint-Blaise
Église Saint-Blaise06.jpg
Coat of arms of Saint-Blaise
Coat of arms
Saint-Blaise is located in France
Saint-Blaise
Saint-Blaise
Coordinates: 43°49′21″N 7°14′18″E / 43.8225°N 7.2383°E / 43.8225; 7.2383Coordinates: 43°49′21″N 7°14′18″E / 43.8225°N 7.2383°E / 43.8225; 7.2383
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Levens
Intercommunality Nice-Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Fabre
Area1 8.04 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 936
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06117 / 06670
Elevation 88–808 m (289–2,651 ft)
(avg. 325 m or 1,066 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.

Saint-Blaise is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes département in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 156 —    
1968 190 +21.8%
1975 210 +10.5%
1982 339 +61.4%
1990 640 +88.8%
1999 892 +39.4%
2008 936 +4.9%

Tourism[edit]

Saint-Blaise is one of thirteen villages grouped together by the Communauté d'agglomération de Nice-Côte d'Azur tourist department as the Route des Villages Perchés (Route of Perched Villages). The others are: Aspremont, Castagniers, Coaraze, Colomars, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, La Roquette, Levens, Saint-Jeannet and Tourrette-Levens.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Booklet The route of perched villages, Communaute Nice Côte d'Azur, 2007