Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne

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Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne
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Coat of arms of Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne
Coat of arms
Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne is located in France
Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne
Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne
Coordinates: 43°38′59″N 6°47′37″E / 43.6497°N 6.7936°E / 43.6497; 6.7936Coordinates: 43°38′59″N 6°47′37″E / 43.6497°N 6.7936°E / 43.6497; 6.7936
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maxime Coullet
Area
 • Land1 30.02 km2 (11.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,575
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06118 / 06530
Elevation 95–771 m (312–2,530 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 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-Cézaire-sur-Siagne is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

Far from the major thoroughfares, Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne lies halfway between the beaches of the Côte d'Azur and the ski resorts of the Maritime Alps. It is located on a plateau at 475 m. Protected from north winds by the alpine foothills around Grasse, it enjoys an exceptionally tempered climate.

Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne is locate at the extreme west end of Alpes-Maritimes, perched on a spur that dominates the valley of the Siagne.

Saint-Cézaire lies 15 km southwest of Grasse, 30 km from Cannes, and 52 km from Nice.

On the north are Escragnolles and Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey. To the south are Spéracèdes and Le Tignet. On the southwest are the valley of the Siagne and the massif of Tanneron, which forms the boundary between Alpes-Maritimes and the department of Var.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1794 1,099 —    
1806 1,086 −1.2%
1820 1,332 +22.7%
1831 1,216 −8.7%
1841 1,098 −9.7%
1851 1,486 +35.3%
1861 1,417 −4.6%
1872 1,399 −1.3%
1876 1,319 −5.7%
1881 1,296 −1.7%
1886 1,227 −5.3%
1891 1,286 +4.8%
1896 1,208 −6.1%
1901 1,207 −0.1%
1906 1,240 +2.7%
1911 1,043 −15.9%
1921 754 −27.7%
1926 680 −9.8%
1931 830 +22.1%
1936 689 −17.0%
1946 669 −2.9%
1954 677 +1.2%
1962 715 +5.6%
1968 809 +13.1%
1975 1,046 +29.3%
1982 1,578 +50.9%
1990 2,182 +38.3%
1999 2,840 +30.2%
2008 3,575 +25.9%

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