Fabras

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Fabras
Château du Pin.jpg
Fabras is located in France
Fabras
Fabras
Coordinates: 44°39′03″N 4°17′25″E / 44.6508°N 4.2903°E / 44.6508; 4.2903Coordinates: 44°39′03″N 4°17′25″E / 44.6508°N 4.2903°E / 44.6508; 4.2903
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Thueyts
Intercommunality Source de l'Ardèche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Cédric d'Imperio
Area
 • Land1 7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 360
 • Population2 density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 07087 / 07380
Elevation 279–607 m (915–1,991 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 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.

Fabras is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon forms all of the commune's western border; the river Ardèche forms small part of its northeastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 156 —    
1968 188 +20.5%
1975 185 −1.6%
1982 214 +15.7%
1990 265 +23.8%
1999 276 +4.2%
2008 360 +30.4%

Personalities[edit]

Colette Bonzo (1917–1967): expressionist painter who exhibited in Paris, in the provinces and abroad. She worked mainly in Paris and bought the Château du Pin in 1957. She is buried in the cemetery of Fabras. Some of his works are presented to the public at the Chateau du Pin.[1]

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