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Roquefort-les-Pins

Roquefort-les-Pins
Ruins of the chateau
Ruins of the chateau
Coat of arms of Roquefort-les-Pins
Coat of arms
Roquefort-les-Pins is located in France
Roquefort-les-Pins
Roquefort-les-Pins
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Bar-sur-Loup
Intercommunality Sophia Antipolis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Rossi
Area1 21.53 km2 (8.31 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 6,346
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06105 / 06330
Elevation 20–362 m (66–1,188 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.

Roquefort-Les-Pins is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Economy and Industry

Shops: grocery stores, hair salons, office, pharmacies, newsagents, hardware, nursery. Industry: personal services. Hotels and restaurants. Petrol stations. Real estate agencies, expert surveyor. Medical center, dentist, podiatrist, speech therapists, nurses. Post office (La Poste). College, Primary School and nursery care. Religious private school. Cinema. Library. Hall. Stables. Sports center (large multi-sport gym hall, skate park) . assorted associations and clubs. Firefighters and police. Football and tennis club with artificial pitches and courts.

Situation and Development

The village is situated between 200 and 300 metres above sea level. Roquefort-Les-Pins is surrounded by a pine forest and rocky landscape, making it a picturesque Cote D'azur village. The river Miagne is situated to the north of the commune, running parallel to the D7 national road. The commune is cut into 4 zones expanding from the center: A heavily forested zone, a sparsely populated zone, a moderately populated zone and a densely populated zone.

During the past decade, to help satisfy a growing population, the town has invested in several new developments and improvements to community services and buildings, these include:

-extension and renovation of the primary school -creating a sports complex (stadium, tennis courts) -creating a sports area (track, basketball court) -establishment of a college -creation of a skate park -creation of a town center (in progress) -implementation of social housing -development of a village center with housing (in progress) -creation of a health center (planned) -expansion of the town hall (in progress) -beautification of the main axis -reconstruction of the fire station (planned) -modernization of the canteen

Public Transport

The town is served by various bus lines that lead to nearby villages such as Valbonne and Sophia Antipolis

Population

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Official Website
  • South of France Property Services


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