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
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Beausoleil
Intercommunality Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martino Lopez
Area1 4.88 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 5,471
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 06159 /06230
Elevation 0–575 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.