Canton of Villefranche-sur-Mer

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Canton de Villefranche-sur-Mer
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
Disbanded2015
SeatVillefranche-sur-Mer
Communes6
Government
 • RepresentativeXavier Beck
2011-2014 (UMP)
Area
¹
 • Total27.24 km2 (10.52 sq mi)
Population
(1999)
 • Total22,465
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Cantonal code06 30
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Villefranche-sur-Mer is a French former administrative division, located in the arrondissement of Nice, in the Alpes-Maritimes département (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur région). It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. The communes of the canton joined the canton of Beausoleil.

Communes[edit]

The canton of Villefranche-sur-Mer includes the following communes:

History[edit]

see Villefranche-sur-Mer, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat or Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

Population[edit]

Census Records
1882 1926 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
? ? ? 20 949 21 709 22 314 24 255 22 465
As of 1990 does not include doubles

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 43°42′18″N 7°18′45″E / 43.70500°N 7.31250°E / 43.70500; 7.31250