Falicon

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Falicon
The church in Falicon
The church in Falicon
Coat of arms of Falicon
Coat of arms
Location of Falicon
Falicon is located in France
Falicon
Falicon
Falicon is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Falicon
Falicon
Coordinates: 43°45′00″N 7°16′49″E / 43.75°N 7.2803°E / 43.75; 7.2803Coordinates: 43°45′00″N 7°16′49″E / 43.75°N 7.2803°E / 43.75; 7.2803
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonTourrette-Levens
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gisèle Kruppert
Area
1
5.17 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,011
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06060 /06950
Elevation103–581 m (338–1,906 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962605—    
1968715+18.2%
1975877+22.7%
19821,065+21.4%
19901,498+40.7%
19991,644+9.7%
20081,926+17.2%

Tourism[edit]

Falicon 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, Duranus, Èze, La Gaude, Lantosque, Levens, La Roquette-sur-Var, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[2]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Falicon is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "The route of perched villages" (PDF). Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur. 2013.