Opio, Alpes-Maritimes

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Opio
A view of the church and surrounding buildings in Opio
A view of the church and surrounding buildings in Opio
Coat of arms of Opio
Coat of arms
Location of Opio
Opio is located in France
Opio
Opio
Opio is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
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
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementGrasse
CantonValbonne
IntercommunalityCA Sophia Antipolis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Occelli (PR)
Area
1
9.47 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
2,123
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06089 /06650
Elevation154–361 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
YearPop.±%
1968790—    
19751,021+29.2%
19821,336+30.9%
19901,792+34.1%
19991,922+7.3%
20082,123+10.5%

Personalities[edit]

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

Serbian double agent Duško Popov died in Opio on 10 August 1981, aged 69.

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