Cruas

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Cruas
Cruas Nuclear Power Plant
Location of Cruas
Cruas is located in France
Cruas
Cruas
Cruas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentArdèche
ArrondissementPrivas
CantonLe Pouzin
IntercommunalityBarrès-Coiron
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Robert Cotta
Area
1
15.45 km2 (5.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,062
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07076 /07350
Elevation72–480 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.

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
YearPop.±%
19622,079—    
19681,978−4.9%
19751,638−17.2%
19822,370+44.7%
19902,200−7.2%
19992,400+9.1%
20072,670+11.3%
20082,709+1.5%
20122,872+6.0%
20132,935+2.2%

Sights and monuments[edit]

Cruas has two notable monuments historiques

Château de Moines

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Eglise (in French)
  3. ^ Ministry of Culture: Château (ruines) (in French)

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