|Community association||Alpes d'Azur|
|surface||9.76 km 2|
|Residents||103 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||11 inhabitants / km 2|
The mountain village of Pierlas
Pierlas is a French commune in the Alpes-Maritimes in the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur . It belongs to the Arrondissement of Nice and the Canton of Vence . The residents call themselves Pierlasois or Pierlencs.
The community is located in the French Maritime Alps . The neighboring municipalities are Roubion in the northeast, Ilonse in the east, Lieuche in the southeast, Rigaud in the southwest and Beuil in the northwest.
- Saint-Sylvestre church (1338) and some chapels.
The most famous families of Pierlas are called Caïs and Ribotti. The latter is mentioned with a Jean Ribotti from 1699. They carried the title of nobility Graf , in French Comte . The dynasty included the military Ignazio Ribotti, Count of Mollières in Valdeblore , born November 12, 1809 in Nice , † September 26, 1864 in Brig-Glis .
- Le Patrimoine des Communes des Alpes-Maritimes . Flohic Editions, Volume 2, Paris 2000, ISBN 2-84234-071-X , pp. 977-978.