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ok can annyone please tell me anny of the following things about Cannes in France...

famous person related to city

souveneirs u can buy

food/drink

main leisure activities

languages spoken

main historical events

climate and geography

show where your city is on a map of france

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Have no fear. Here is everything you need to know about Cannes from Wikipedia:

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    Cannes

    From Wikipedia

    Commune of Cannes

    Overview of Cannes from Le Suquet

    Location

    Coordinates 43°33′12″N, 07°01′20″E

    Administration

    Country France

    Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

    Department Alpes-Maritimes

    Arrondissement Grasse

    Canton Chief town of 2 cantons

    Mayor Bernard Brochand

    (2001-2008)

    Statistics

    Altitude 0 m–260 m

    Land area¹ 19.62 km²

    Population²

    (1999) 67,304

    - Density (1999) 3,430/km²

    Miscellaneous

    INSEE/Postal code 06029/ 06400

    ¹ French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

    ² Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

    Demographics

    Population of the city (commune) of Cannes at the 1999 census was 67,304 inhabitants (69,700 inhabitants as of February 2004 estimates). Cannes is part of the Nice metropolitan area (aire urbaine) whose total population was 933,080 inhabitants at the 1999 census.

    Geography

    Cannes lies on the Côte d'Azur within easy reach of the Maritime Alps. It is noted for its gorgeous sandy beaches which are mainly open to the public for a fee, particularly as one moves west to Cannes La Bocca.

    History

    In the Middle Ages Cannes was a feudal depency of the Lérins monastery. Until the early 19th century, Cannes remained a small agricultural and fishing village with the highest density of population on Le Suquet hill. Beginning in the 1830s, foreign and French aristocrats built holiday homes in the area, gradually turning Cannes into a resort town.

    The man responsible for Cannes' growth is Lord Henry Peter Brougham (1778-1868). A respected and talented British politician in his time, he discovered Cannes in 1834 on his way to Italy. Having bought land to the west of the Suquet hill, now the entrance to the city, Brougham used his many contacts in French politics to help develop the rest.

    The development of the coastal village encouraged enterprise and a tramway, the Tramway de Cannes opened in 1899, Cannes Station opened in 1863.

    Economy

    The area around Cannes has developed into a high-tech cluster. The technopolis of Sophia-Antipolis lies up in the hills beyond Cannes.

    The Cannes Film Festival, held annually in May, is a major event for the world film industry. There is an annual television festival, airing in the last week in September, also the Mipim is a major commercial real estate exhibition, taking place in March, other major festivals are Mapic, Lions, Mipcom, TFWA.

    Cannes also hosts the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival.

    For what to eat / in Cannes: "Restaurants in Cannes

    They say that a culinary journey through Cannes is a voyage in itself. With lots of International cuisine to be had, one simply is spoilt for choice. From Creole, Armenian, Greek, American, Mexican, Italian, and the special local rustic French fare that will give you plenty to choose from to whet your appetite. Whether you want to eat in the local brasseries, or at the delicatessen counter, or just pose outside a trendy cafe or tearoom, there is great traditional gastronomic delights available and lots of ice cream, pastries and cakes to grab if its only a snack you desire. The finest restaurants in Cannes have to be the La Villa des Lys, La Palme dOr, the Royal Gray and the Belle Otero.

    These four restaurants lie at the highest level of excellence and all four are located inside the four hotels, the Majestic, Martinez, Hotel Gray dAlbion and the 7th floor of the Carlton. Do not ask me to pick the best restaurant as they are all outstanding and if the dish you desire is braised sea bass with crushed black olive and golden fennel risotto, or leg of port with sage and mild spices, you will be bowled over with the quality. Also a few kilometres outside Cannes, make sure you visit Verges famous restaurant, Le Moulin de Mougins which has top gourmet notch. Case Creole has great Mediterranean food, while Mexico Loco has nice spicy dishes in a cactus theme environment.

    For the Italian style, try Vesuvio or the Piazza, which have great authentic Italian cooking. The restaurant Armenian is a favourite which is located in the middle of La Croisette, while Russian dishes are served up at St. Petersbourg. The Swiss cuisine is represented at the Canna Suisse, which has great prices that are easy on the wallet. Planet Hollywood is here just beside the famous Palais des Festivals, which is where the Film Festival takes place each year. Well recommended for great food and reasonable prices would be the Bec Fin, as well as the Auberge Provencale, which serves traditional French dishes.

    For the Seafood restaurant, look no further than the famous Mal Assis, or the Poisson Grille. Also worth checking out is the Comptoir de la mer and the Coquille. The Pause Caviar serves the finer things in life, while the Comtesse du Barry offers luxury in a simple and pleasing way. The Haagen Dazs cafe will serve you up the best ice cream and also Swiss chocolate with pancakes to keep your energy levels up..."

    Culture

    Between Festivals and major events where one can rent perfect accomodation, see also http://www.palmedazur.com,/ Cannes lives to the beat of the arts all year round, thanks to the many organizations contributing to its reputation and teaching. Cannes Municipal Music and Drama Conservatoire promote the awakening and introduction to music from the age of three years old for viola, violin and cello students and from five years old for those registered to musical awakening.

    See also: Cannes Film Festival

    Transport

    Cannes lies on the main railway line from Italy to Marseille and is well served by the TGV, national and regional trains. The railway station is close to the centre; buses leave from both there and the Hôtel de Ville.

    Bus services are provided by Bus Azur and operates an electric bus system called É-lo around the town center as well as a double-decker bus service between the Hôtel de Ville and the Palm Beach Casino.

    Cannes is located about 25km west of Nice, and easily reachable by bus from Nice's international airport. Shuttles run every half hour from 8am through 8pm (hourly early in the morning and after 6pm). The ride takes approximately 30 minutes. Taxi rides from the airport cost 60 euros one way

    On the climate of cannes. It has a mild, mediterranean climate, bright sunshine, clear skies for most of the year.

    Below are average monthly temperatues:

    Weather

    Average temperatures

    Month

    Average high celsius

    January

    12.8

    February

    12.2

    March

    14.4

    April

    16.1

    May

    20.0

    June

    23.3

    July

    26.7

    August

    27.2

    September

    24.4

    October

    20.0

    November

    16.1

    December

    13.3

    Hope that this has helped you in some way...

    John...

    PS __ For Cannes location on map (of France) see 3rd link below... (It is located on the Southern Coast of France, in the world famous La Cote Du Azur (Blue Coast)

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