Arrondissement of Grasse

The arrondissement of Grasse is an arrondissement of France in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It has 62 communes.[1] Its population is 561,067 (2016), and its area is 1,231.2 km2 (475.4 sq mi).[2]

Grasse
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
No. of communes62
SubprefectureGrasse
Area
 • Total1,231.2 km2 (475.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total561,067
 • Density456/km2 (1,180/sq mi)
INSEE code061

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Grasse, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Aiglun (06001)
  2. Amirat (06002)
  3. Andon (06003)
  4. Antibes (06004)
  5. Auribeau-sur-Siagne (06007)
  6. Le Bar-sur-Loup (06010)
  7. Bézaudun-les-Alpes (06017)
  8. Biot (06018)
  9. Bouyon (06022)
  10. Briançonnet (06024)
  11. Le Broc (06025)
  12. Cabris (06026)
  13. Cagnes-sur-Mer (06027)
  14. Caille (06028)
  15. Cannes (06029)
  16. Le Cannet (06030)
  17. Carros (06033)
  18. Caussols (06037)
  19. Châteauneuf-Grasse (06038)
  20. Cipières (06041)
  21. La Colle-sur-Loup (06044)
  22. Collongues (06045)
  23. Conségudes (06047)
  24. Courmes (06049)
  25. Coursegoules (06050)
  26. Escragnolles (06058)
  27. Les Ferres (06061)
  28. Gars (06063)
  29. Gattières (06064)
  30. La Gaude (06065)
  31. Gourdon (06068)
  32. Grasse (06069)
  33. Gréolières (06070)
  34. Mandelieu-la-Napoule (06079)
  35. Le Mas (06081)
  36. Mouans-Sartoux (06084)
  37. Mougins (06085)
  38. Les Mujouls (06087)
  39. Opio (06089)
  40. Pégomas (06090)
  41. Peymeinade (06095)
  42. La Roque-en-Provence (06107)
  43. Roquefort-les-Pins (06105)
  44. La Roquette-sur-Siagne (06108)
  45. Le Rouret (06112)
  46. Saint-Auban (06116)
  47. Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne (06118)
  48. Saint-Jeannet (06122)
  49. Saint-Laurent-du-Var (06123)
  50. Saint-Paul (06128)
  51. Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey (06130)
  52. Sallagriffon (06131)
  53. Séranon (06134)
  54. Spéracèdes (06137)
  55. Théoule-sur-Mer (06138)
  56. Le Tignet (06140)
  57. Tourrettes-sur-Loup (06148)
  58. Valbonne (06152)
  59. Valderoure (06154)
  60. Vallauris (06155)
  61. Vence (06157)
  62. Villeneuve-Loubet (06161)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Grasse was created in 1800 as part of the department Var.[3] In 1860 it became part of the department Alpes-Maritimes.[4]

As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Grasse were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Antibes-Biot
  2. Antibes-Centre
  3. Le Bar-sur-Loup
  4. Cagnes-sur-Mer-Centre
  5. Cagnes-sur-Mer-Ouest
  6. Cannes-Centre
  7. Cannes-Est
  8. Le Cannet
  9. Carros
  10. Coursegoules
  11. Grasse-Nord
  12. Grasse-Sud
  13. Mandelieu-Cannes-Ouest
  14. Mougins
  15. Saint-Auban
  16. Saint-Laurent-du-Var-Cagnes-sur-Mer-Est
  17. Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey
  18. Vallauris-Antibes-Ouest
  19. Vence

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Grasse (061)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  3. ^ Historique du Var
  4. ^ Historique des Alpes-Maritimes
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-08.

Coordinates: 43°40′N 6°55′E / 43.67°N 6.92°E / 43.67; 6.92