Berre-les-Alpes

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Berre-les-Alpes
A general view of the village
A general view of the village
Coat of arms of Berre-les-Alpes
Coat of arms
Berre-les-Alpes is located in France
Berre-les-Alpes
Berre-les-Alpes
Coordinates: 43°49′51″N 7°19′47″E / 43.8308°N 7.3297°E / 43.8308; 7.3297Coordinates: 43°49′51″N 7°19′47″E / 43.8308°N 7.3297°E / 43.8308; 7.3297
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Contes
Intercommunality Pays des Paillons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Lavagna
Area1 9.58 km2 (3.70 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,264
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06015 / 06390
Elevation 237–816 m (778–2,677 ft)
(avg. 682 m or 2,238 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.

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

In 1978, British rock band Queen recorded part of their album Jazz, including the hit single "Don't Stop Me Now", at Super Bear recording studios in Berre-les-Alpes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 325 —    
1968 570 +75.4%
1975 819 +43.7%
1982 949 +15.9%
1990 857 −9.7%
1999 1,162 +35.6%
2008 1,264 +8.8%

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