|This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia. (December 2008)|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||René Buron|
|• Land1||7.26 km2 (2.80 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||06128 / 06570|
|Elevation||39–355 m (128–1,165 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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-Paul or Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. One of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera, it is well known for its modern and contemporary art museums and galleries such as Fondation Maeght which is located nearby.
Saint-Paul is also well known for the artists who have lived there, such as Marc Chagall, Samivel and more recently the couple Bernard-Henri Lévy and Arielle Dombasle. Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has a home there.
- American writer James Baldwin died in Saint-Paul de Vence in 1987.
- British actor Donald Pleasence died in Saint-Paul de Vence in 1995.
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