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Cannes
The Promenade de la Croisette
The Promenade de la Croisette
Coat of arms of Cannes
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Arrondissement Grasse
Canton Cannes-1 and 2
Intercommunality CA Cannes Pays de Lérins
Area
1
19.62 km2 (7.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
73,603
 • Density 3,751.4/km2 (9,716.2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
06029 /06400
Elevation 0–260 m (0–853 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Cannes is a commune and the prefecture of Alpes-Maritimes.

It is most famous for the Cannes Film Festival, which takes place every summer. Many famous people come to the movie festival from around the world to promote their movies and to see other peoples' movies too.

  • Life in Cannes has always been glamorous
  • a tiny fishing village once existed were Cannes States today
  • cannes population is 70,400

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