Fontan

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Fontan
Commune
The road through the village of Fontan
The road through the village of Fontan
Coat of arms of Fontan
Coat of arms
Fontan is located in France
Fontan
Fontan
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Fontan is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Fontan
Fontan
Coordinates: 44°00′17″N 7°33′15″E / 44.0047°N 7.5542°E / 44.0047; 7.5542Coordinates: 44°00′17″N 7°33′15″E / 44.0047°N 7.5542°E / 44.0047; 7.5542
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Contes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Oudot
Area1 49.61 km2 (19.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 269
 • Density 5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06062 /06540
Elevation 405–2,447 m (1,329–8,028 ft)
(avg. 430 m or 1,410 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.

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

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Fontannais.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962215—    
1968326+51.6%
1975257−21.2%
1982253−1.6%
1990230−9.1%
1999234+1.7%
2008269+15.0%

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