Castagniers

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

Castagniers
The monastery
The monastery
Coat of arms of Castagniers
Coat of arms
Location of Castagniers
Castagniers is located in France
Castagniers
Castagniers
Castagniers is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Castagniers
Castagniers
Coordinates: 43°47′32″N 7°13′56″E / 43.7922°N 7.2322°E / 43.7922; 7.2322Coordinates: 43°47′32″N 7°13′56″E / 43.7922°N 7.2322°E / 43.7922; 7.2322
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonTourrette-Levens
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Spinelli
Area
1
7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,616
 • Density210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castagnérenques
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06034 /06670
Elevation68–881 m (223–2,890 ft)
(avg. 382 m or 1,253 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1960692—    
1968820+18.5%
1975958+16.8%
19821,076+12.3%
19901,234+14.7%
19991,362+10.4%
20081,511+10.9%

TourismEdit

Castagniers 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, Coaraze, Colomars, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, Lantosque, Levens, La Roquette-sur-Var, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "The route of perched villages" (PDF). Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur. 2013.