Alpes-Maritimes

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Alpes-Maritimes
Department

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Location of Alpes-Maritimes in France
Coordinates: 43°50′N 7°10′E / 43.833°N 7.167°E / 43.833; 7.167Coordinates: 43°50′N 7°10′E / 43.833°N 7.167°E / 43.833; 7.167
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Prefecture Nice
Subprefectures Grasse
Government
 • President of the General Council Éric Ciotti (UMP)
Area1
 • Total 4,299 km2 (1,660 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,082,465
 • Rank 18th
 • Density 251.795/km2 (652.15/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department number 06
Arrondissements 2
Cantons 52
Communes 163

^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Alpes-Maritimes (Occitan: Aups Maritims) is a department in the southeast corner of France.

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