Condorcet, Drôme

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Coat of arms of Condorcet
Coat of arms
Condorcet is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Condorcet is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 44°24′31″N 5°12′03″E / 44.4086°N 5.2008°E / 44.4086; 5.2008Coordinates: 44°24′31″N 5°12′03″E / 44.4086°N 5.2008°E / 44.4086; 5.2008
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Nyons
Canton Nyons et Baronnies
Intercommunality Val d'Eygues
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Coullet
Area1 22.44 km2 (8.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 474
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 26103 /26110
Elevation 301–1,217 m (988–3,993 ft)
(avg. 337 m or 1,106 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.

Condorcet is a commune in the Drôme department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France.


Condorcet is roughly 10 km (6.2 mi) north-east of the town of Nyons.


The history of Condorcet begins in late antiquity. An old local tradition holds that the ancient, ruined part of the village was once occupied by a forest sacred to druids. The monks of Cluny Abbey founded a priory in Condorcet in the 10th century. The counts of Die (Drôme) were the lords of Condorcet from the earliest days of feudalism.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1911 495 —    
1962 222 −55.2%
1968 224 +0.9%
1975 252 +12.5%
1982 340 +34.9%
1990 386 +13.5%
1999 447 +15.8%
2008 474 +6.0%

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