Serves-sur-Rhône

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Serves-sur-Rhône
The town hall in Serves-sur-Rhône
The town hall in Serves-sur-Rhône
Coat of arms of Serves-sur-Rhône
Coat of arms
Serves-sur-Rhône is located in France
Serves-sur-Rhône
Serves-sur-Rhône
Coordinates: 45°08′22″N 4°49′06″E / 45.1394°N 4.8183°E / 45.1394; 4.8183Coordinates: 45°08′22″N 4°49′06″E / 45.1394°N 4.8183°E / 45.1394; 4.8183
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Tain-l'Hermitage
Intercommunality Pays de l'Hermitage
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Lafuma
Area1 6.49 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 685
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 26341 /26600
Elevation 117–374 m (384–1,227 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 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.

Serves-sur-Rhône is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

Serves-sur-Rhône is positioned on the left bank of the River Rhône, on the Route Nationale 7, roughly 75 km (47 mi) from Lyon and 25 km (16 mi) from both Valence and Romans-sur-Isère.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1911 520 —    
1962 411 −21.0%
1968 453 +10.2%
1975 369 −18.5%
1982 468 +26.8%
1990 624 +33.3%
1999 598 −4.2%
2008 685 +14.5%

Wine[edit]

The commune is in the AOC Côtes-du-Rhône wine producing region of Crozes-Hermitage.

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