Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur

Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur is the métropole, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Nice. It is located in the Alpes-Maritimes department, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, southeastern France. It was created in December 2011, replacing the previous Communauté urbaine Nice Côte d'Azur and the communautés de communes of les stations du Mercantour, La Tinée and Vésubie-Mercantour.[1] In 2013 the commune Coaraze left the métropole, and in 2014 the communes Bonson, Le Broc, Gattières and Gilette joined it. Its population was 544,977 in 2014, of which 347,636 are located in Nice proper.[2]

Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Location within the Alpes-Maritimes department
Location within the Alpes-Maritimes department
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
No. of communes49
EstablishedDecember 31, 2011
SeatNice
Government
 • President (2014–2020) Christian Estrosi (LR)
Area
1,465.8 km2 (565.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
544,977
 • Density372/km2 (960/sq mi)
Websitewww.nicecotedazur.org

CommunesEdit

The 49 communes of the métropole are:[1][2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Décret du 17 octobre 2011 portant création de la métropole dénommée « Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur » | Legifrance". Retrieved 2017-06-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28.
  3. ^ INSEE

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 43°42′N 7°16′E / 43.70°N 7.27°E / 43.70; 7.27