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A view of the village from the hillside to the east
A view of the village from the hillside to the east
Coat of arms of Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
Coat of arms
Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée is located in France
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Coordinates: 44°15′28″N 6°55′31″E / 44.2578°N 6.9253°E / 44.2578; 6.9253Coordinates: 44°15′28″N 6°55′31″E / 44.2578°N 6.9253°E / 44.2578; 6.9253
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) Thérèse Fabron
Area1 173.81 km2 (67.11 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,324
 • Density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06120 /06660
Elevation 949–3,027 m (3,114–9,931 ft)
(avg. 1,142 m or 3,747 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.

Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (Italian: Santo Stefano di Tinea) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

It was part of the historic County of Nice until 1860.

The ski resort of Auron is located on the territory of the commune, and linked to the village of Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée directly by a gondola lift.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,505 —    
1968 1,549 +2.9%
1975 1,700 +9.7%
1982 1,780 +4.7%
1990 1,783 +0.2%
1999 1,528 −14.3%
2008 1,324 −13.4%

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