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Subject: Castagniers, La Roquette-sur-Siagne, Falicon, Saint-Blaise, Alpes-Maritimes, Saint-Jeannet, Alpes-Maritimes
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Duranus

Duranus
The church of Duranus
The church of Duranus
Coat of arms of Duranus
Coat of arms
Duranus is located in France
Duranus
Duranus
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Levens
Intercommunality Nice-Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Roux
Area1 16.10 km2 (6.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 170
 • Density 11/km2 (27/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06055 / 06670
Elevation 194–1,500 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.

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

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

Contents

  • Population 1
  • Tourism 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Population

Tourism

Duranus is one of thirteen villages grouped together by the Communauté d'agglomération de Nice-Côte d'Azur tourist department as the Route des Villages Perchés (Route of Perched Villages). The others are: Aspremont, Castagniers, Coaraze, Colomars, Èze, Falicon, La Gaude, La Roquette, Levens, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Jeannet and Tourrette-Levens.[1]

See also

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ Booklet The route of perched villages, Communaute Nice Côte d'Azur, 2007

External links

  • La mine de Duranus, à Athena
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