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Coat of arms of Alpes-Maritimes
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Location of Alpes-Maritimes in France
Location of Alpes-Maritimes in France
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
PrefectureNice
SubprefecturesGrasse
Government
 • President of the General CouncilÉric Ciotti (UMP)
Area
 • Total4,299 km2 (1,660 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,082,465
 • Rank18th
 • Density251.795/km2 (652.15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department number06
Arrondissements2
Cantons52
Communes163
^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Alpes-Maritimes (Occitan: Aups Maritims) is a department in the southeast corner of France.

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