Sainte-Agnès, Alpes-Maritimes

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Sainte-Agnès
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Coat of arms of Sainte-Agnès
Coat of arms
Sainte-Agnès is located in France
Sainte-Agnès
Sainte-Agnès
Coordinates: 43°48′05″N 7°27′44″E / 43.8014°N 7.4622°E / 43.8014; 7.4622Coordinates: 43°48′05″N 7°27′44″E / 43.8014°N 7.4622°E / 43.8014; 7.4622
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Menton-Ouest
Intercommunality Riviera française
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Albert Filippi
Area1 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,189
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06113 / 06500
Elevation 66–1,238 m (217–4,062 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.

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

Fort Maginot de Sainte Agnes is now a museum and was built as part of the Maginot Line in 1932. It sits overlooking the city of Menton and the Mediterranean.

The narrow road to the village provides views of Roquebrune Cap Martin, Menton and on to Italy.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 296 —    
1968 304 +2.7%
1975 361 +18.8%
1982 455 +26.0%
1990 944 +107.5%
1999 1,094 +15.9%
2008 1,189 +8.7%

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