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Châteauneuf-Villevieille

Châteauneuf-Villevieille
A general view of Châteauneuf-Villevieille
A general view of Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Coat of arms of Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Coat of arms
Châteauneuf-Villevieille is located in France
Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Châteauneuf-Villevieille
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Contes
Intercommunality Pays des Paillons
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Edmond Mari
Area1 8.38 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
Population 2 835
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06039 / 06390
Elevation 234–901 m (768–2,956 ft)
(avg. 650 m or 2,130 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.

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

History

The territory of Bendejun and Cantaron belonged formerly to the commune. They were separated in 1911 to form separate communes.

Formerly called Châteauneuf, the commune was renamed Châteauneuf-de-Contes in 1961. In 1992, the name was changed again to Châteauneuf-Villevieille.

Geography

It is located 22 km (14 mi) north of Nice,[1] its administrative center , in the Férion mountain range.[1]

Population

Sights

At its center is a 12th-century church.[2]

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ a b
  2. ^

External links

  • Châteauneuf-Villevieille on the Quid website (French)
  • Location of Châteauneuf-Villevieille on a map of France
  • Plan de Châteauneuf-Villevieille on MapQuest
  • Châteauneuf-Villevieille on Provenceweb (French)
  • Personal website about the ruins of the medieval village (French)
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