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Amirat

Amirat
The town hall of Amirat
The town hall of Amirat
Coat of arms of Amirat
Coat of arms
Amirat is located in France
Amirat
Amirat
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Saint-Auban
Intercommunality Monts d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yvon Michel
Area1 12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 44
 • Density 3.4/km2 (8.8/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06002 / 06910
Elevation 725–1,373 m (2,379–4,505 ft)
(avg. 860 m or 2,820 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Amirat is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

Geography

This little village is made up of three quarters:

  • The Agots, with the church and the hostel.
  • Amirat village, where the mayor's office is located.
  • Maupoil, location of the 16th century Saint Jeannet's Chapel.

History

Amirat had the fourth highest percentage of people who voted for Jean-Marie Le Pen of all French communes during the second round of voting in 2002 - 59.26%.

Administration

The current mayor is Yvon Michel of the UMP, who was elected in 2005 and reelected in 2008.

Population

The commune's inhabitants are known as Amiratois.

Sights

Saint Jeannet's Chapel, a 16th-century chapel with lovely wooden gate in Maupoil.

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Official site (French)
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