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Title: Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée  
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Subject: Col de la Bonette, Auron (ski resort), Ferdinand Ferber, Pietraporzio, Argentera
Collection: Communes of Alpes-Maritimes
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A view of the village from the hillside to the east
A view of the village from the hillside to the east
Coat of arms of Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
Coat of arms
Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée is located in France
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée
Intercommunality Stations du Mercantour
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thérèse Fabron
Area1 173.81 km2 (67.11 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,324
 • Density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06120 / 06660
Elevation 949–3,027 m (3,114–9,931 ft)
(avg. 1,142 m or 3,747 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.

Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée (Italian: San Stefano di Tinea) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

It was part of the historic County of Nice until 1860.

The ski resort of Auron is located on the territory of the commune, and linked to the village of Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée directly by a gondola lift.


  • Population 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
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