Saint-Laurent-du-Var

Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Coat of arms
Saint-Laurent-du-Var is located in France
Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Saint-Laurent-du-Var is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Coordinates: 43°40′05″N 7°11′17″E / 43°40′05″N 7°11′17″E / 43.668; 7.188
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementGrasse
CantonCagnes-sur-Mer-2
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Revel
Area110.11 km2 (3.90 sq mi)
Population (2012)229,343
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code06123 /06700
Elevation0–214 m (0–702 ft)
(avg. 17 m or 56 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-Laurent-du-Var is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region on the French Riviera.

History

The town was founded in the 11th century when a hospice was founded under Saint Lawrence's protection. The main activity was to help passengers to cross the Var, which became a border between Kingdom of France and County of Nice in 1481.

Other Languages
Bân-lâm-gú: Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Bahasa Indonesia: Saint-Laurent-du-Var
مازِرونی: سن لوران دو ور
Bahasa Melayu: Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Simple English: Saint-Laurent-du-Var
slovenščina: Saint-Laurent-du-Var
српски / srpski: Сен Лорен ди Вар
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Saint-Laurent-du-Var
ᨅᨔ ᨕᨘᨁᨗ: Saint-Laurent-du-Var
українська: Сен-Лоран-дю-Вар
Tiếng Việt: Saint-Laurent-du-Var