Meyras

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Meyras
Chateau of Ventadour
Chateau of Ventadour
Coat of arms of Meyras
Coat of arms
Meyras is located in France
Meyras
Meyras
Coordinates: 44°40′57″N 4°16′05″E / 44.6825°N 4.2681°E / 44.6825; 4.2681Coordinates: 44°40′57″N 4°16′05″E / 44.6825°N 4.2681°E / 44.6825; 4.2681
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Thueyts
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Bruchet
Area
 • Land1 12.31 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 832
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 07156 / 07380
Elevation 298–880 m (978–2,887 ft)
(avg. 370 m or 1,210 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon forms part of the commune's southeastern border, then joins the Ardèche, which flows east through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 683 —    
1968 798 +16.8%
1975 764 −4.3%
1982 713 −6.7%
1990 729 +2.2%
1999 775 +6.3%
2008 832 +7.4%

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