Carros

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Carros
The chapel of Notre Dame des Selves, in Carros
The chapel of Notre Dame des Selves, in Carros
Coat of arms of Carros
Coat of arms
Carros is located in France
Carros
Carros
Coordinates: 43°47′36″N 7°11′18″E / 43.7933°N 7.1883°E / 43.7933; 7.1883Coordinates: 43°47′36″N 7°11′18″E / 43.7933°N 7.1883°E / 43.7933; 7.1883
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Carros
Intercommunality Coteaux d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Antoine Damiani
Area1 15.11 km2 (5.83 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 11,515
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06033 / 06510
Elevation 63–945 m (207–3,100 ft)
(avg. 385 m or 1,263 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.

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

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Carrossois.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 404 —    
1800 576 +42.6%
1806 607 +5.4%
1821 748 +23.2%
1831 778 +4.0%
1836 811 +4.2%
1841 819 +1.0%
1846 776 −5.3%
1851 854 +10.1%
1856 818 −4.2%
1861 634 −22.5%
1866 656 +3.5%
1872 606 −7.6%
1876 534 −11.9%
1881 525 −1.7%
1886 512 −2.5%
1891 536 +4.7%
1896 560 +4.5%
1901 443 −20.9%
1906 453 +2.3%
1911 453 +0.0%
1921 390 −13.9%
1926 384 −1.5%
1931 403 +4.9%
1936 509 +26.3%
1946 563 +10.6%
1954 662 +17.6%
1962 761 +15.0%
1968 963 +26.5%
1975 4,197 +335.8%
1982 8,457 +101.5%
1990 10,747 +27.1%
1999 10,710 −0.3%
2008 11,515 +7.5%

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