Bouyon

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Bouyon
A general view of the village
A general view of the village
Coat of arms of Bouyon
Coat of arms
Location of Bouyon
Bouyon is located in France
Bouyon
Bouyon
Bouyon is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Bouyon
Bouyon
Coordinates: 43°49′31″N 7°07′26″E / 43.8253°N 7.1239°E / 43.8253; 7.1239Coordinates: 43°49′31″N 7°07′26″E / 43.8253°N 7.1239°E / 43.8253; 7.1239
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementGrasse
CantonVence
IntercommunalityCA Sophia Antipolis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Mascarelli
Area
1
12.29 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
520
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bouyonnais
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06022 /06510
Elevation159–1,260 m (522–4,134 ft)
(avg. 637 m or 2,090 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bouyon (Occitan: Boion) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Situated 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Nice, Bouyon offers magnificent panoramic views of the Alps, and features a traditional château and communal bread oven. Local leisure activities include hiking, mountain-biking, tennis, and fishing, and there is an annual Fête in June and August.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962288—    
1968157−45.5%
1975202+28.7%
1982229+13.4%
1990243+6.1%
1999352+44.9%
2008460+30.7%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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