Villefranche-sur-Mer

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Villefranche-sur-Mer
A view of the harbour at Villefranche-sur-Mer
A view of the harbour at Villefranche-sur-Mer
Coat of arms of Villefranche-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Villefranche-sur-Mer is located in France
Villefranche-sur-Mer
Villefranche-sur-Mer
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Villefranche-sur-Mer is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Villefranche-sur-Mer
Villefranche-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 43°42′18″N 7°18′45″E / 43.705°N 7.3125°E / 43.705; 7.3125Coordinates: 43°42′18″N 7°18′45″E / 43.705°N 7.3125°E / 43.705; 7.3125
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
ArrondissementNice
CantonBeausoleil
IntercommunalityMétropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martino Lopez
Area
1
4.88 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population
(2010)2
5,471
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06159 /06230
Elevation0–575 m (0–1,886 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.

Villefranche-sur-Mer is a commune. It is found in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the south of France.