Le Teil

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Le Teil
The bridge over the Rhone, in Le Teil
The bridge over the Rhone, in Le Teil
Coat of arms of Le Teil
Coat of arms
Location of Le Teil
Le Teil is located in France
Le Teil
Le Teil
Le Teil is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Le Teil
Le Teil
Coordinates: 44°32′45″N 4°40′59″E / 44.5458°N 4.6831°E / 44.5458; 4.6831Coordinates: 44°32′45″N 4°40′59″E / 44.5458°N 4.6831°E / 44.5458; 4.6831
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentArdèche
ArrondissementPrivas
CantonBerg-Helvie
IntercommunalityRhône Helvie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier Peverelli
Area
1
26.59 km2 (10.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
8,790
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07319 /07400
Elevation55–460 m (180–1,509 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Teil is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France. The writer Romain Roussel (1898–1973) winner of the Prix Interallié in 1937 was born in Le Teil.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19628,236—    
19688,588+4.3%
19758,143−5.2%
19828,089−0.7%
19907,779−3.8%
19997,999+2.8%
20087,929−0.9%

Geography[edit]

An earthquake damaged numerous buildings and injured four people in 2019.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Wei-Haas, Maya (2019-11-15). "Weird earthquake just put a crack in France". National Geographic. Retrieved 2019-11-15.