La Roquette-sur-Var

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La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var from across the hillside
La Roquette-sur-Var from across the hillside
Coat of arms of La Roquette-sur-Var
Coat of arms
La Roquette-sur-Var is located in France
La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var
Coordinates: 43°49′45″N 7°11′59″E / 43.8292°N 7.1997°E / 43.8292; 7.1997Coordinates: 43°49′45″N 7°11′59″E / 43.8292°N 7.1997°E / 43.8292; 7.1997
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Tourrette-Levens
Intercommunality Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Raybaut
Area1 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 949
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06109 /06670
Elevation 108–600 m (354–1,969 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.

La Roquette-sur-Var is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. It 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, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[1]


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1982 565 —    
1990 660 +16.8%
1999 820 +24.2%
2008 949 +15.7%

See also[edit]


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