City Ascros Department Alpes-Maritimes

City hall - Ascros

La Bourgade
06260 Ascros

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 93 05 84 21
Fax : + 33 (0) 4 93 05 68 24



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Video town Ascros

Ascros - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Alpes-Maritimes, with an exciting millennium history. The city that has not lost its way over time, and has found its place under the sun to shine today in its entire splendor.

Emblem of the city

Ascros

Emblem department

Department Alpes-Maritimes

Alpine municipality of Ascros is known in the region by its location, because it is situated at 1,145 meters above sea level, among the dense evergreen forests, and offers incredible panoramic view on Mont Agel, snowy Gréolière, Esteron valley and first alpine peaks. This is a region of the Maritime Alps.
 
The village has a long history. The first riddle date back to the year of 1066 when it was known as Сastrum. Only seven centuries in a row the settlement received the knowen name of Ascros. Surprisingly its origin is rooted gender of the word «crosus», which means «depression». While being to Ascros, the conclusion can be done quite the opposite - nothing in common with depression of villagers there. On the contrary, people are active, friendly and cheerful. To date, just 169 people engaged in farming, agriculture and pottery live the Ascros, according to the 2012 census.
 
Area:
Ascros - 17.74 km2

Map Ascros


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