Duranus

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Duranus
Commune
The church of Duranus
The church of Duranus
Coat of arms of Duranus
Coat of arms
Duranus is located in France
Duranus
Duranus
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Duranus is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Duranus
Duranus
Coordinates: 43°53′39″N 7°15′35″E / 43.8942°N 7.2597°E / 43.8942; 7.2597Coordinates: 43°53′39″N 7°15′35″E / 43.8942°N 7.2597°E / 43.8942; 7.2597
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Tourrette-Levens
Intercommunality Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Roux
Area1 16.10 km2 (6.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 170
 • Density 11/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 06055 /06670
Elevation 194–1,500 m (636–4,921 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1982118—    
1990142+20.3%
1999156+9.9%
2008170+9.0%

Tourism[edit]

Duranus is one of sixteen villages grouped together by the Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur tourist department as the Route des Villages Perchés (Route of Perched Villages). The others are: Aspremont, Carros, Castagniers, Coaraze, Colomars, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, Lantosque, Levens, La Roquette-sur-Var, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The route of perched villages" (PDF). Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur. 2013. 

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