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Title: Venanson  
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Subject: Arrondissement of Nice, Bézaudun-les-Alpes, Castillon, Alpes-Maritimes, Courmes, Daluis
Collection: Communes of Alpes-Maritimes
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Venanson, on the hillside, among the clouds
Venanson, on the hillside, among the clouds
Coat of arms of Venanson
Coat of arms
Venanson is located in France
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Saint-Martin-Vésubie
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Guigo
Area1 17.98 km2 (6.94 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 138
 • Density 7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06156 / 06450
Elevation 760–2,089 m (2,493–6,854 ft)
(avg. 1,164 m or 3,819 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.

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


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


See also



External links

  • (English) (French) & (Occitan) Chimes from County of Nice: tirignoun (chime) from Venanson.
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