From Big Medical Encyclopedia

CANNES (Cannes) — the resort in the south of France, on the bank of the Mediterranean Sea, in department the Maritime Alps. It is located at the bottom of the Esterelsky Alps protecting it from cold having sat down. - vost. winds.

Habit view of the resort.

Enters into group of the climatic resorts making the French Riviera near so-called French riviera. The city is picturesquely located along the gulf. Large tourist center. Climate subtropical the Mediterranean type with the annual average air temperature of 14 — 15 °. The summer is warm, dry (in July average monthly t ° 22,6 °), winter very soft, solar (in January average monthly t ° 9,3 °); rainfall for a year of 580 mm.

The main to lay down. factors: climate (gelio-and air-cure), sea bathings. A swimming season since June to the middle of October. There are sanatoria, sunbeds, numerous hotels and boarding houses, the well-planned melkopeschany beach, water - and physioclinics, swimming pools, aero sunbeds, sports constructions.

Indications: hron, diseases of a respiratory organs of not tubercular character, functional diseases of a nervous system, some diseases of cardiovascular system, kidneys, obesity.

V. V. Poltoranov.