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Beaulieu-sur-Mer

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Coordinates: 43°42′18″N 7°19′48″E / 43.705°N 7.33°E / 43.705; 7.33Coordinates: 43°42′18″N 7°19′48″E / 43.705°N 7.33°E / 43.705; 7.33{{#coordinates:43.705|7.33|type:city(3742)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Alpes-Maritimes</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Nice</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Villefranche-sur-Mer</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Intercommunality</th><td> Nice-Côte d'Azur</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2008–2014) </th><td> Roger Roux</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 0.92 km2 (Bad rounding hereLua error in Module:Math at line 495: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value). sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (2008)2</th><td> 3,742</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 06011 / 06310</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left; font-size:smaller"> 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.</td></tr></table>

Beaulieu-sur-Mer (Template:IPA-fr), Italian: Belluogo ( Beautiful Place), is a seaside village on the French Riviera between Nice and Monaco. It is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department and borders the communes of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Èze, and Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Population

Beaulieu-sur-Mer
Beaulieu-sur-Mer, seen from Saint-Hospice
Beaulieu-sur-Mer, seen from Saint-Hospice
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Historical population
YearPop.±%
19624,050—    
19684,273+5.5%
19754,302+0.7%
19824,013−6.7%
19903,675−8.4%
19993,714+1.1%
20083,742+0.8%

Sights

File:Port de Beaulieu-sur-Mer.JPG
View of the port of Beaulieu-sur-Mer

The Villa Kerylos is a structure on a low rocky promontory by the sea. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the archeologist Théodore Reinach and is in the style of an ancient Greek villa at the time of Pericles. The Villa was bequeathed to the Institute of France in 1928. It is currently classified as a historical monument.

Beaulieu-sur-Mer today

Today Beaulieu-sur-Mer is known as a beautiful Mediterranean resort village with quality marina facilities. It is also known as the site of the Villa Kerylos, and a nice place for retirement.

Sister cities

Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a sister city of Tempe, Arizona. Every year, four French students are paired with four American students, and they each spend five weeks in one another's country. This student exchange is with the Tempe Sister Cities organization, which has been voted "Best Overall Sister City Program" in both 1998 and 2004.

In popular culture

Beaulieu-Sur-Mer served as the fictional town of "Beaumont-Sur-Mer" in the hit 1988 film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

See also

References

External links

12px Coolidge, William (1911). "Beaulieu". In Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 


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