Cours, Rhône

Cours is a commune in the Rhône department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. Cours-la-Ville is the municipal seat.

Cours
A general view of Cours-la-Ville
A general view of Cours-la-Ville
Coat of arms of Cours
Coat of arms
Location of Cours
Cours is located in France
Cours
Cours
Cours is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Cours
Cours
Coordinates: 46°06′01″N 4°19′17″E / 46.1003°N 4.3214°E / 46.1003; 4.3214Coordinates: 46°06′01″N 4°19′17″E / 46.1003°N 4.3214°E / 46.1003; 4.3214
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentRhône
ArrondissementVillefranche-sur-Saône
CantonThizy-les-Bourgs
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de l'Ouest Rhodanien
Government
 • Mayor (2020-2026) Patrice Verchère
Area
1
33.81 km2 (13.05 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
4,379
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
69066 /69470
Elevation407–905 m (1,335–2,969 ft)
(avg. 656 m or 2,152 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HistoryEdit

On 1 January 2016, Cours was created by the merger of Cours-la-Ville, Pont-Trambouze and Thel.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Arrêté du 18 novembre 2015 portant création de la commune nouvelle de Cours, Journal officiel de la République française, 31 December 2015 (in French)