Amirat

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Amirat
The town hall of Amirat
The town hall of Amirat
Coat of arms of Amirat
Coat of arms
Location of Amirat
Amirat is located in France
Amirat
Amirat
Amirat is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Amirat
Amirat
Coordinates: 43°53′29″N 6°49′30″E / 43.8914°N 6.825°E / 43.8914; 6.825Coordinates: 43°53′29″N 6°49′30″E / 43.8914°N 6.825°E / 43.8914; 6.825
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementGrasse
CantonGrasse-1
IntercommunalityPays de Grasse
Government
 • Mayor (2015-2020) Jean-Louis Conil
Area
1
12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
73
 • Density5.6/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06002 /06910
Elevation725–1,373 m (2,379–4,505 ft)
(avg. 860 m or 2,820 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

This little village is made up of three quarters:

  • The Agots, with the church and the hostel.
  • Amirat village, where the mayor's office is located.
  • Maupoil, location of the 16th century Saint Jeannet's Chapel.

History[edit]

Amirat had the fourth highest percentage of people who voted for Jean-Marie Le Pen of all French communes during the second round of voting in 2002 - 59.26%.

Population[edit]

The commune's inhabitants are known as Amiratois.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200426—    
200626+0.0%
200735+34.6%
200844+25.7%
200953+20.5%
201055+3.8%
201157+3.6%
201263+10.5%
201369+9.5%
201475+8.7%
201574−1.3%
201673−1.4%

A well known Iyengar yoga instructor, Charles Cartmell, is an Amirat resident.

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections 2nd Round [1][edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Marine Le Pen FN 76.47
2012 François Hollande PS 54.55
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 58.70
2002 Jean-Marie Le Pen FN 59.26

Sights[edit]

Saint Jeannet's Chapel, a 16th-century chapel with lovely wooden gate in Maupoil.

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