Castagniers

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Castagniers
Commune
The monastery
The monastery
Coat of arms of Castagniers
Coat of arms
Castagniers is located in France
Castagniers
Castagniers
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
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
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Tourrette-Levens
Intercommunality Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Spinelli
Area1 7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,511
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castagnérenques
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06034 /06670
Elevation 68–881 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Population[edit]

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

Tourism[edit]

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.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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