Saint-Jeannet, Alpes-Maritimes

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Saint-Jeannet
The old village of Saint-Jeannet
The old village of Saint-Jeannet
Coat of arms of Saint-Jeannet
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Jeannet
Saint-Jeannet is located in France
Saint-Jeannet
Saint-Jeannet
Saint-Jeannet is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Saint-Jeannet
Saint-Jeannet
Coordinates: 43°44′50″N 7°08′38″E / 43.7472°N 7.1439°E / 43.7472; 7.1439Coordinates: 43°44′50″N 7°08′38″E / 43.7472°N 7.1439°E / 43.7472; 7.1439
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementGrasse
CantonVence
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Sempéré
Area
1
14.58 km2 (5.63 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
3,656
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06122 /06640
Elevation39–934 m (128–3,064 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

Saint-Jeannet (Occitan: Sant Joanet) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,079—    
19681,421+31.7%
19751,843+29.7%
19822,436+32.2%
19903,188+30.9%
19993,594+12.7%
20083,656+1.7%

Tourism[edit]

Saint-Jeannet is one of sixteen villages grouped together by the Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur tourist department as the Route des Villages Perchés (Route of Perched Villages). The others are: Aspremont, Carros, Castagniers, Coaraze, Colomars, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, Lantosque, Levens, La Roquette-sur-Var, Saint-Blaise, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The route of perched villages" (PDF). Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur. 2013.