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The old town
Coat of arms of Grasse
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-Maritimes
Mayor Christian Estrosi
Elevation 80–1,061 m (262–3,481 ft)
(avg. 333 m or 1,093 ft*)
Land area1 44.44 km2 (17.16 sq mi)
Population2 51,021  (2012)
 - Density 1,148/km2 (2,970/sq mi)
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.

Coordinates: 43°24′N 6°33′E / 43.4°N 6.55°E / 43.4; 6.55

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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