Le Broc, Alpes-Maritimes

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Le Broc
A general view of Le Broc
A general view of Le Broc
Coat of arms of Le Broc
Coat of arms
Le Broc is located in France
Le Broc
Le Broc
Coordinates: 43°48′37″N 7°10′14″E / 43.8103°N 7.1706°E / 43.8103; 7.1706Coordinates: 43°48′37″N 7°10′14″E / 43.8103°N 7.1706°E / 43.8103; 7.1706
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Nice-3
Intercommunality Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Emile Tornatore
Area1 18.65 km2 (7.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,301
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06025 /06510
Elevation 91–1,024 m (299–3,360 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 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.

Le Broc (Occitan: Lo Bròc) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 316 —    
1968 339 +7.3%
1975 360 +6.2%
1982 422 +17.2%
1990 671 +59.0%
1999 1,023 +52.5%
2008 1,301 +27.2%

Fishing Le Broc consists of the river Var and the lake of Broc (Lac du Broc). Fishing is a popular activity in this man made lake however a license is required. A fishing license can be obtained in most tourist offices and local fishing clubs or shops, the main species of fish in the lake consist of: bleak, roach, perch, and mirror carp.

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