The clock tower of the church of Saint-Martin in Châteauneuf-Grasse
|Intercommunality||CA Sophia Antipolis|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Pierre Maurin (PR)|
|Area1||8.95 km2 (3.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||350/km2 (910/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||06038 /06740|
|Elevation||197–662 m (646–2,172 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.
Châteauneuf is situated on the French Riviera, just over 4 km from Grasse and 21 km (13 mi) from Cannes and borders the villages of Plascassier and Opio. Châteauneuf extends across 895 hectares and has a population of just over 3,000 inhabitants. It is divided into two districts: Pré-du-Lac, where most of the commerce is found, and Le Vignal.
- Artist Marina Kulik lives and teaches in Châteauneuf.
- Calouste Gulbenkian lived and is buried in Châteauneuf.
- German actor Anton Diffring also lived and died in Châteauneuf.
- Harp maker Victor Salvi lived in Châteauneuf for several years.
- (in French) Châteauneuf official website – general information
- (in French) Châteauneuf-Grasse on Quid website[permanent dead link]
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