Ratières

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Montboucher-sur-Jabron
Ratières place.JPG
Montboucher-sur-Jabron is located in France
Montboucher-sur-Jabron
Montboucher-sur-Jabron
Coordinates: 44°33′20″N 4°48′33″E / 44.5556°N 4.8092°E / 44.5556; 4.8092Coordinates: 44°33′20″N 4°48′33″E / 44.5556°N 4.8092°E / 44.5556; 4.8092
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Nyons
Canton Montélimar-2
Intercommunality Montélimar-Sésame
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) David Bouvier
Area1 9.8 km2 (3.8 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 274
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 26191 / 26740
Elevation 96–170 m (315–558 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

Ratières is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1911 314 —    
1962 217 −30.9%
1968 222 +2.3%
1975 191 −14.0%
1982 182 −4.7%
1990 206 +13.2%
1999 255 +23.8%
2008 274 +7.5%

Sights[edit]

Tour de Ratières
  • The Tour de Ratières is the 14th keep of a castle. Extensive modern gardens designed by Paolo Tonini are in the grounds.

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