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Alpes-Maritimes

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Alpes-Maritimes
Coat of Arms of Alpes-Maritimes
Details
Information
Number06
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
PrefectureNice
SubprefectureGrasse
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Density
Ranked 20th
1,011,326
235 /kmò
Area4,299 kmò
Arrondissementss2
Cantons52
Communes163
President of the
general council
Christian Estrosi
Location
Location of Alpes-Maritimes in France

Alpes-Maritimes is a French département, located in the south of France.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Economy
4 Demographics
5 Culture
6 Miscellaneous topics
7 External link

History

Geography

Alpes-Maritimes includes famous Riviera coastline on the Mediterranean Sea with other important towns and cities of Cannes, Nice, Juan les Pins, Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, Antibes amongst others.

Rivers include: Var River

See also: List of the communes of the Alpes-Maritimes département

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Miscellaneous topics

External link



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