Cornas

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For the wine, see Cornas AOC.
Cornas
Cornas 2007-06-16 018.jpg
Coat of arms of Cornas
Coat of arms
Cornas is located in France
Cornas
Cornas
Coordinates: 44°57′40″N 4°51′00″E / 44.9611°N 4.85°E / 44.9611; 4.85Coordinates: 44°57′40″N 4°51′00″E / 44.9611°N 4.85°E / 44.9611; 4.85
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Tournon-sur-Rhône
Canton Saint-Péray
Intercommunality Valence Major and Rhône Crussol
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Élios Bernard Giné
Area
 • Land1 8.33 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,255
 • Population2 density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 07070 / 07130
Elevation 98–492 m (322–1,614 ft)

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

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Cornas is a commune in the département of Ardèche in the Rhône-Alpes region in southern France. The name is Celtic for "burnt land."

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 643 —    
1968 717 +11.5%
1975 1,007 +40.4%
1982 1,563 +55.2%
1990 2,102 +34.5%
1999 2,082 −1.0%
2008 2,255 +8.3%

Economy[edit]

The region is famous for wine, which is designated Cornas AOC.

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