The clock tower of the church of Saint-Martin in Châteauneuf-Grasse
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Pierre Maurin (PR)|
|Area1||8.95 km2 (3.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||350/km2 (910/sq mi)|
|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.
- (French) Châteauneuf official website – general information
- (French) Châteauneuf-Grasse on Quid website
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