Opio, Alpes-Maritimes

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Opio
Opio.jpg
Opio is located in France
Opio
Opio
Coordinates: 43°40′00″N 6°59′00″E / 43.6667°N 6.9833°E / 43.6667; 6.9833Coordinates: 43°40′00″N 6°59′00″E / 43.6667°N 6.9833°E / 43.6667; 6.9833
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Le Bar-sur-Loup
Intercommunality Sophia Antipolis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Occelli (PR)
Area
 • Land1 9.47 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,123
 • Population2 density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06089 / 06650
Elevation 154–361 m (505–1,184 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.

Opio is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France situated near Grasse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1968 790 —    
1975 1,021 +29.2%
1982 1,336 +30.9%
1990 1,792 +34.1%
1999 1,922 +7.3%
2008 2,123 +10.5%

Personalities[edit]

Coluche died in Opio at the age of 41, when his motorcycle crashed into a truck.

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