Lantosque

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Lantosque
Commune
An aerial view of Lantosque, with the church of St Pons to the right, beside the cemetery
An aerial view of Lantosque, with the church of St Pons to the right, beside the cemetery
Coat of arms of Lantosque
Coat of arms
Lantosque is located in France
Lantosque
Lantosque
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Lantosque is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Lantosque
Lantosque
Coordinates: 43°58′28″N 7°18′47″E / 43.9744°N 7.3131°E / 43.9744; 7.3131Coordinates: 43°58′28″N 7°18′47″E / 43.9744°N 7.3131°E / 43.9744; 7.3131
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonTourrette-Levens
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Thaon
Area144.76 km2 (17.28 sq mi)
Population (2008)21,262
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code06074 /06450
Elevation335–2,000 m (1,099–6,562 ft)
(avg. 512 m or 1,680 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.

Lantosque (Occitan: Lantosca) 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, Levens, La Roquette-sur-Var, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962968—    
19681,057+9.2%
1975884−16.4%
1982772−12.7%
1990972+25.9%
19991,019+4.8%
20081,262+23.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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