[<< wikipedia] Communauté d'agglomération de Sophia Antipolis
The Communauté d'agglomération de Sophia Antipolis (CASA) is the communauté d'agglomération, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Antibes. It is located in the Alpes-Maritimes department, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, southeastern France. It was created in 2002, and takes its name from the technology park Sophia Antipolis. Its population was 179,920 in 2014, of which 76,981 in Antibes.


== Composition ==
The communauté d'agglomération consists of the following 24 communes:


== Conseil de Communauté ==
The Council of Communities is made up of 50 delegates from the above communes.


== Jurisdiction ==
The CASA has for mandatory areas of jurisdiction:

Economic development,
Land management,
Environmental protection,
Town political structures.It is to oversee as well:

Organization of common transport problems,
Sanitation collection and treatment,
Assessment, protection, and economic impact of the local environment,
The creation, management and assessment of cultural and sporting organizations across the communes.


== Activities of the CASA ==
Areas over which the CASA has shared jurisdiction:

Aeroports,
Fisheries and shellfish cultivation,
Vineyard Cultivation,
Wine and Spirits production,
Thermal Energy production,
Tourism.


== See also ==
Urban community of Nice Côte d'Azur


== References ==


== External links ==
(in French) CASA