La Roquette-sur-Var

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La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var from across the hillside
La Roquette-sur-Var from across the hillside
Coat of arms of La Roquette-sur-Var
Coat of arms
Location of La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var is located in France
La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var
Coordinates: 43°49′45″N 7°11′59″E / 43.8292°N 7.1997°E / 43.8292; 7.1997Coordinates: 43°49′45″N 7°11′59″E / 43.8292°N 7.1997°E / 43.8292; 7.1997
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonTourrette-Levens
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Raybaut
Area
1
3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
927
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06109 /06670
Elevation108–600 m (354–1,969 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Roquette-sur-Var (Occitan: Sa Roqueta de Var) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. It 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, Falicon, La Gaude, Lantosque, Levens, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1982565—    
1990660+16.8%
1999820+24.2%
2008949+15.7%

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.