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La Trinité, Alpes-Maritimes

La Trinité
La Trinité is located in France
La Trinité
La Trinité
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Nice
Canton Nice-13
Intercommunality Nice-Côte d'Azur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Scoffié
Area1 14.9 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 10,608
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 06149 / 06340
Elevation 47–700 m (154–2,297 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 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.

La Trinité (literally Trinity) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

History

Formerly a small town located on kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia main road from Nice to capital Turin, it is located on the left bank of the Paillon river. It has been French since 1860.

With the impressive development of the Nice metropolitan area, La Trinité became a popular, industrial suburb of the city, about 10 km (6.2 mi) from the center.

The city is also known for the Laghet sanctuary.

Population

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