Arrondissement of Nice

The arrondissement of Nice is an arrondissement of France in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It has 101 communes.[1] Its population is 522,637 (2016), and its area is 3,067.4 km2 (1,184.3 sq mi).[2]

Nice
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 communes101
PrefectureNice
Area
 • Total3,067.4 km2 (1,184.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total522,637
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE code062

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Ascros (06005)
  2. Aspremont (06006)
  3. Auvare (06008)
  4. Bairols (06009)
  5. Beaulieu-sur-Mer (06011)
  6. Beausoleil (06012)
  7. Belvédère (06013)
  8. Bendejun (06014)
  9. Berre-les-Alpes (06015)
  10. Beuil (06016)
  11. Blausasc (06019)
  12. La Bollène-Vésubie (06020)
  13. Bonson (06021)
  14. Breil-sur-Roya (06023)
  15. La Brigue (06162)
  16. Cantaron (06031)
  17. Cap-d'Ail (06032)
  18. Castagniers (06034)
  19. Castellar (06035)
  20. Castillon (06036)
  21. Châteauneuf-d'Entraunes (06040)
  22. Châteauneuf-Villevieille (06039)
  23. Clans (06042)
  24. Coaraze (06043)
  25. Colomars (06046)
  26. Contes (06048)
  27. La Croix-sur-Roudoule (06051)
  28. Cuébris (06052)
  29. Daluis (06053)
  30. Drap (06054)
  31. Duranus (06055)
  32. Entraunes (06056)
  33. L'Escarène (06057)
  34. Èze (06059)
  35. Falicon (06060)
  36. Fontan (06062)
  37. Gilette (06066)
  38. Gorbio (06067)
  39. Guillaumes (06071)
  40. Ilonse (06072)
  41. Isola (06073)
  42. Lantosque (06074)
  43. Levens (06075)
  44. Lieuche (06076)
  45. Lucéram (06077)
  46. Malaussène (06078)
  47. Marie (06080)
  48. Massoins (06082)
  49. Menton (06083)
  50. Moulinet (06086)
  51. Nice (06088)
  52. Peille (06091)
  53. Peillon (06092)
  54. La Penne (06093)
  55. Péone (06094)
  56. Pierlas (06096)
  57. Pierrefeu (06097)
  58. Puget-Rostang (06098)
  59. Puget-Théniers (06099)
  60. Revest-les-Roches (06100)
  61. Rigaud (06101)
  62. Rimplas (06102)
  63. Roquebillière (06103)
  64. Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (06104)
  65. Roquestéron (06106)
  66. La Roquette-sur-Var (06109)
  67. Roubion (06110)
  68. Roure (06111)
  69. Saint-André-de-la-Roche (06114)
  70. Saint-Antonin (06115)
  71. Saint-Blaise (06117)
  72. Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage (06119)
  73. Sainte-Agnès (06113)
  74. Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (06120)
  75. Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (06121)
  76. Saint-Léger (06124)
  77. Saint-Martin-d'Entraunes (06125)
  78. Saint-Martin-du-Var (06126)
  79. Saint-Martin-Vésubie (06127)
  80. Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée (06129)
  81. Saorge (06132)
  82. Sauze (06133)
  83. Sigale (06135)
  84. Sospel (06136)
  85. Tende (06163)
  86. Thiéry (06139)
  87. Toudon (06141)
  88. Touët-de-l'Escarène (06142)
  89. Touët-sur-Var (06143)
  90. La Tour (06144)
  91. Tourette-du-Château (06145)
  92. Tournefort (06146)
  93. Tourrette-Levens (06147)
  94. La Trinité (06149)
  95. La Turbie (06150)
  96. Utelle (06151)
  97. Valdeblore (06153)
  98. Venanson (06156)
  99. Villars-sur-Var (06158)
  100. Villefranche-sur-Mer (06159)
  101. Villeneuve-d'Entraunes (06160)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Nice was created in 1800, disbanded in 1814 (ceded to Piedmont-Sardinia) and restored in 1860.[3]

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 Nice were, as of January 2015:[4]

  1. Beausoleil
  2. Breil-sur-Roya
  3. Contes
  4. L'Escarène
  5. Guillaumes
  6. Lantosque
  7. Levens
  8. Menton-Est
  9. Menton-Ouest
  10. Nice 1st Canton
  11. Nice 2nd Canton
  12. Nice 3rd Canton
  13. Nice 4th Canton
  14. Nice 5th Canton
  15. Nice 6th Canton
  16. Nice 7th Canton
  17. Nice 8th Canton
  18. Nice 9th Canton
  19. Nice 10th Canton
  20. Nice 11th Canton
  21. Nice 12th Canton
  22. Nice 13th Canton
  23. Nice 14th Canton
  24. Puget-Théniers
  25. Roquebillière
  26. Roquestéron
  27. Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
  28. Saint-Martin-Vésubie
  29. Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée
  30. Sospel
  31. Tende
  32. Villars-sur-Var
  33. Villefranche-sur-Mer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Nice (062)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  3. ^ Historique des Alpes-Maritimes
  4. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-08.

Coordinates: 43°42′N 7°16′E / 43.700°N 7.267°E / 43.700; 7.267