Cornas is a commune in the département of Ardèche in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southern France. The name is Celtic for "burnt land."

Cornas
The church and surroundings in Cornas
The church and surroundings in Cornas
Coat of arms of Cornas
Coat of arms
Location of Cornas
Cornas is located in France
Cornas
Cornas
Cornas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Cornas
Cornas
Coordinates: 44°57′40″N 4°51′00″E / 44.9611°N 4.85°E / 44.9611; 4.85Coordinates: 44°57′40″N 4°51′00″E / 44.9611°N 4.85°E / 44.9611; 4.85
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentArdèche
ArrondissementTournon-sur-Rhône
CantonGuilherand-Granges
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Élios Bernard Giné
Area
1
8.33 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
2,274
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07070 /07130
Elevation98–492 m (322–1,614 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962643—    
1968717+11.5%
19751,007+40.4%
19821,563+55.2%
19902,102+34.5%
19992,082−1.0%
20082,255+8.3%

EconomyEdit

The region is famous for wine, which is designated Cornas AOC.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.

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