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Grasse
The old town
The old town
Coat of arms of Grasse
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Area
1
44.44 km2 (17.16 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
51,021
 • Density 1,148.09/km2 (2,973.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
Elevation 80–1,061 m (262–3,481 ft)
(avg. 333 m or 1,093 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Grasse is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

The town is considered the world's capital of perfume.

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