Castagniers

Castagniers (Occitan: Castanhiers) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Castagniers
The monastery
The monastery
Coat of arms of Castagniers
Coat of arms
Location of Castagniers
Castagniers is located in France
Castagniers
Castagniers
Castagniers is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Castagniers
Castagniers
Coordinates: 43°47′32″N 7°13′56″E / 43.7922°N 7.2322°E / 43.7922; 7.2322Coordinates: 43°47′32″N 7°13′56″E / 43.7922°N 7.2322°E / 43.7922; 7.2322
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonTourrette-Levens
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-François Spinelli[1]
Area
1
7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
1,635
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castagnérenques
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06034 /06670
Elevation68–881 m (223–2,890 ft)
(avg. 382 m or 1,253 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1960692—    
1968820+18.5%
1975958+16.8%
19821,076+12.3%
19901,234+14.7%
19991,362+10.4%
20081,511+10.9%

TourismEdit

Castagniers 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, Coaraze, Colomars, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, Lantosque, Levens, La Roquette-sur-Var, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "The route of perched villages" (PDF). Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur. 2013.