Cruas

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Cruas
Commune
Cruas Nuclear Power Plant
Cruas is located in France
Cruas
Cruas
Coordinates: 44°39′28″N 4°45′49″E / 44.6578°N 4.7636°E / 44.6578; 4.7636Coordinates: 44°39′28″N 4°45′49″E / 44.6578°N 4.7636°E / 44.6578; 4.7636
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Privas
Canton Le Pouzin
Intercommunality Barrès-Coiron
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Robert Cotta
Area1 15.45 km2 (5.97 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 2,935
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 07076 /07350
Elevation 72–480 m (236–1,575 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.

Cruas is a commune near the Rhône River in the Ardèche department in southern France.

The village has a Romanesque abbey with a crypt.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,079 —    
1968 1,978 −4.9%
1975 1,638 −17.2%
1982 2,370 +44.7%
1990 2,200 −7.2%
1999 2,400 +9.1%
2007 2,670 +11.3%
2008 2,709 +1.5%
2012 2,872 +6.0%
2013 2,935 +2.2%

Sights and monuments[edit]

Cruas has two notable monuments historiques

Château de Moines

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Culture: Eglise (in French)
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Château (ruines) (in French)

External links[edit]