Mouans-Sartoux

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Mouans-Sartoux
A street in Mouans-Sartoux
A street in Mouans-Sartoux
Coat of arms of Mouans-Sartoux
Coat of arms
Location of Mouans-Sartoux
Mouans-Sartoux is located in France
Mouans-Sartoux
Mouans-Sartoux
Mouans-Sartoux is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Mouans-Sartoux
Mouans-Sartoux
Coordinates: 43°37′16″N 6°58′21″E / 43.6211°N 06.9725°E / 43.6211; 06.9725Coordinates: 43°37′16″N 6°58′21″E / 43.6211°N 06.9725°E / 43.6211; 06.9725
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementGrasse
CantonGrasse-2
IntercommunalityPôle Azur Provence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Aschieri
Area
1
13.52 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
10,290
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mouansois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06084 /06370
Elevation40–321 m (131–1,053 ft)
(avg. 173 m or 568 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.

Mouans-Sartoux (known in Occitan as Moans e Sartòu or Moans e Sartol) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. The inhabitants are called Mouansois. The commune of Sartoux was combined with the commune of Mouans, to take the combined name of Mouans-Sartoux by order of Napoleon III on March 28, 1858.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793438—    
1800443+1.1%
1806485+9.5%
1821635+30.9%
1831650+2.4%
1836672+3.4%
1841720+7.1%
1846716−0.6%
1851729+1.8%
1856715−1.9%
1861930+30.1%
1866966+3.9%
1872986+2.1%
1876894−9.3%
18811,005+12.4%
18861,018+1.3%
18911,028+1.0%
1896984−4.3%
1901989+0.5%
19061,062+7.4%
19111,129+6.3%
19211,144+1.3%
19261,331+16.3%
19311,364+2.5%
19361,202−11.9%
19461,188−1.2%
19541,475+24.2%
19622,047+38.8%
19682,873+40.4%
19753,599+25.3%
19825,119+42.2%
19907,989+56.1%
19998,886+11.2%
200810,290+15.8%

Politics[edit]

Since 1974, the different mayors have been keen on promoting environment-friendly actions.[1] They notably bought a farm to grow organic vegetables for the school canteens and hired the farmer, which then has a public servant status, a unique fact in France.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camille Labro (2017-10-12). "Des légumes bio du potager à la cantine". lemonde.fr (in French). Retrieved 2017-10-12..