La Roquette-sur-Var

La Roquette-sur-Var (Occitan: Sa Roqueta de Var) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. It 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, Duranus, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, Lantosque, Levens, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet, Tourrette-Levens and Utelle.[3]

La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var from across the hillside
La Roquette-sur-Var from across the hillside
Coat of arms of La Roquette-sur-Var
Coat of arms
Location of La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var is located in France
La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
La Roquette-sur-Var
La Roquette-sur-Var
Coordinates: 43°49′45″N 7°11′59″E / 43.8292°N 7.1997°E / 43.8292; 7.1997Coordinates: 43°49′45″N 7°11′59″E / 43.8292°N 7.1997°E / 43.8292; 7.1997
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonTourrette-Levens
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Nicole Labbe[1]
Area
1
3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
945
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06109 /06670
Elevation108–600 m (354–1,969 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.±%
1982565—    
1990660+16.8%
1999820+24.2%
2008949+15.7%

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.