Tourrette-Levens

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Tourrette-Levens
Tourrette-Levens - Vue de la ville depuis le château -2.JPG
Coat of arms of Tourrette-Levens
Coat of arms
Tourrette-Levens is located in France
Tourrette-Levens
Tourrette-Levens
Coordinates: 43°47′15″N 7°16′36″E / 43.7875°N 7.2767°E / 43.7875; 7.2767Coordinates: 43°47′15″N 7°16′36″E / 43.7875°N 7.2767°E / 43.7875; 7.2767
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Levens
Intercommunality Nice-Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Frère
Area1 16.5 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 4,728
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06147 / 06690
Elevation 160–845 m (525–2,772 ft)
(avg. 390 m or 1,280 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,035 —    
1968 2,650 +30.2%
1975 2,644 −0.2%
1982 3,004 +13.6%
1990 3,412 +13.6%
1999 4,116 +20.6%
2008 4,728 +14.9%

Tourism[edit]

Tourrette-Levens 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-Blaise and Saint-Jeannet.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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