Peillon

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Peillon
Commune
A view across the Paillon Valley
A view across the Paillon Valley
Coat of arms of Peillon
Coat of arms
Peillon is located in France
Peillon
Peillon
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Peillon is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Peillon
Peillon
Coordinates: 43°46′43″N 7°22′58″E / 43.7786°N 7.3828°E / 43.7786; 7.3828Coordinates: 43°46′43″N 7°22′58″E / 43.7786°N 7.3828°E / 43.7786; 7.3828
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Contes
Intercommunality Pays des Paillons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre-Charles Maria
Area1 8.7 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,346
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Peillonnais
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06092 /06440
Elevation 115–720 m (377–2,362 ft)
(avg. 372 m or 1,220 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.

Peillon (Occitan: Pelhon) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is perched on a mountaintop and has stairs instead of roads.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Peillonnais.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1701410—    
1754350−14.6%
1793411+17.4%
1800396−3.6%
1806408+3.0%
1821546+33.8%
1828558+2.2%
1836557−0.2%
1846639+14.7%
1856641+0.3%
1861618−3.6%
1866604−2.3%
1872622+3.0%
1876605−2.7%
1881641+6.0%
1886591−7.8%
1891541−8.5%
1896583+7.8%
1901522−10.5%
1906535+2.5%
1911516−3.6%
1921394−23.6%
1926933+136.8%
1931721−22.7%
1936731+1.4%
1946537−26.5%
1954688+28.1%
1962781+13.5%
1968937+20.0%
1975898−4.2%
19821,038+15.6%
19901,139+9.7%
19991,227+7.7%
20081,346+9.7%

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