Lantosque

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Lantosque
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
Location of Lantosque
Lantosque is located in France
Lantosque
Lantosque
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
Area
1
44.76 km2 (17.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,312
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06074 /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.

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.[2]

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. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "The route of perched villages" (PDF). Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur. 2013.