Cornas

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Cornas
The church and surroundings in Cornas
The church and surroundings in Cornas
Coat of arms of Cornas
Coat of arms
Location of Cornas
Cornas is located in France
Cornas
Cornas
Cornas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentArdèche
ArrondissementTournon-sur-Rhône
CantonGuilherand-Granges
IntercommunalityValence Major and Rhône Crussol
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Élios Bernard Giné
Area
1
8.33 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,240
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07070 /07130
Elevation98–492 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962643—    
1968717+11.5%
19751,007+40.4%
19821,563+55.2%
19902,102+34.5%
19992,082−1.0%
20082,255+8.3%

Economy[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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