Revest-les-Roches

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Revest-les-Roches
View of the village on the way to Bonson
View of the village on the way to Bonson
Coat of arms of Revest-les-Roches
Coat of arms
Location of Revest-les-Roches
Revest-les-Roches is located in France
Revest-les-Roches
Revest-les-Roches
Revest-les-Roches is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Revest-les-Roches
Revest-les-Roches
Coordinates: 43°52′53″N 7°09′29″E / 43.8814°N 7.1581°E / 43.8814; 7.1581Coordinates: 43°52′53″N 7°09′29″E / 43.8814°N 7.1581°E / 43.8814; 7.1581
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonVence
IntercommunalityVallée de l'Estéron
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) René Goldoni
Area
1
8.61 km2 (3.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
234
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06100 /06830
Elevation138–1,524 m (453–5,000 ft)
(avg. 853 m or 2,799 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Revest-les-Roches is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Its inhabitants are called Revestois.

Toponomy[edit]

The name of the village, as it was first recorded in 1007 (Revestis), comes from the Occitan So Revèst, a variant of revèrs, and means a site exposed to the north.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196240—    
196825−37.5%
197525+0.0%
198249+96.0%
1990122+149.0%
1999162+32.8%
2005192+18.5%
2006197+2.6%
2010212+7.6%
2012211−0.5%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ernest Nègre, Toponymie générale de la France : étymologie de 35 000 noms de lieux, vol. 2 : Formations non-romanes ; formations dialectales, Geneva, Librairie Droz, coll. « Publications romanes et françaises » (no 194), 1996, 676 p. (ISBN 978-2-600-00133-5), § 22391, p 1199