Duranus

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

Duranus
The church of Duranus
The church of Duranus
Coat of arms of Duranus
Coat of arms
Location of Duranus
Duranus is located in France
Duranus
Duranus
Duranus is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Duranus
Duranus
Coordinates: 43°53′39″N 7°15′35″E / 43.8942°N 7.2597°E / 43.8942; 7.2597Coordinates: 43°53′39″N 7°15′35″E / 43.8942°N 7.2597°E / 43.8942; 7.2597
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonTourrette-Levens
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Michel Maurel[1]
Area
1
16.10 km2 (6.22 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
145
 • Density9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06055 /06670
Elevation194–1,500 m (636–4,921 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.±%
1982118—    
1990142+20.3%
1999156+9.9%
2008170+9.0%

TourismEdit

Duranus 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, Castagniers, Coaraze, Colomars, 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.

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