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An aerial view of Lantosque, with the church of St Pons to the right, beside the cemetery
An aerial view of Lantosque, with the church of St Pons to the right, beside the cemetery
Coat of arms of Lantosque
Coat of arms
Lantosque is located in France
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Lantosque is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Coordinates: 43°58′28″N 7°18′47″E / 43.9744°N 7.3131°E / 43.9744; 7.3131Coordinates: 43°58′28″N 7°18′47″E / 43.9744°N 7.3131°E / 43.9744; 7.3131
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) Jean Thaon
Area1 44.76 km2 (17.28 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,262
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06074 /06450
Elevation 335–2,000 m (1,099–6,562 ft)
(avg. 512 m or 1,680 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.

Lantosque (Occitan: Lantosca) 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, Levens, La Roquette-sur-Var, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[1]


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 968 —    
1968 1,057 +9.2%
1975 884 −16.4%
1982 772 −12.7%
1990 972 +25.9%
1999 1,019 +4.8%
2008 1,262 +23.8%

See also[edit]


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