Saint-Paul-de-Vence

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Saint-Paul
St-Paul-de-Vence (Lunon).jpg
Coat of arms of Saint-Paul
Coat of arms
Saint-Paul is located in France
Saint-Paul
Saint-Paul
Coordinates: 43°41′50″N 7°07′23″E / 43.6972°N 7.1231°E / 43.6972; 7.1231Coordinates: 43°41′50″N 7°07′23″E / 43.6972°N 7.1231°E / 43.6972; 7.1231
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Cagnes-sur-Mer-Ouest
Intercommunality Sophia Antipolis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Buron
Area1 7.26 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,477
 • Density 478.9/km2 (1,240.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06128 /06570
Elevation 39–355 m (128–1,165 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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-Paul-de-Vence is a commune. It is found in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the south of France. It is one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera. It is well known for its modern and contemporary art museums and galleries such as Fondation Maeght.