Ratières

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Ratières
A view within the village of Ratières
A view within the village of Ratières
Ratières is located in France
Ratières
Ratières
Coordinates: 45°10′57″N 4°58′08″E / 45.1825°N 4.9689°E / 45.1825; 4.9689Coordinates: 45°10′57″N 4°58′08″E / 45.1825°N 4.9689°E / 45.1825; 4.9689
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Drôme des collines
Intercommunality Porte de DrômArdèche
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) David Bouvier
Area1 9.01 km2 (3.48 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 264
 • Density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 26259 /26330
Elevation 232–449 m (761–1,473 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.

Ratières is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1911 314 —    
1962 217 −30.9%
1968 222 +2.3%
1975 191 −14.0%
1982 182 −4.7%
1990 206 +13.2%
1999 255 +23.8%
2008 274 +7.5%

Sights[edit]

Tour de Ratières
  • The Tour de Ratières is the 14th keep of a castle. Extensive modern gardens designed by Paolo Tonini are in the grounds.

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