Plats is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

Plats
A view of the village of Plats
A view of the village of Plats
Location of Plats
Plats is located in France
Plats
Plats
Plats is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Plats
Plats
Coordinates: 45°00′39″N 4°46′59″E / 45.0108°N 4.7831°E / 45.0108; 4.7831Coordinates: 45°00′39″N 4°46′59″E / 45.0108°N 4.7831°E / 45.0108; 4.7831
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentArdèche
ArrondissementTournon-sur-Rhône
CantonTournon-sur-Rhône
IntercommunalityTournon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Brunel
Area
1
16.25 km2 (6.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
854
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07177 /07300
Elevation178–543 m (584–1,781 ft)
(avg. 460 m or 1,510 ft)
Website(in French) www.plats.fr
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.±% p.a.
1968350—    
1975321−1.23%
1982381+2.48%
1990443+1.90%
1999509+1.56%
2007733+4.66%
2012809+1.99%
2017854+1.09%
Source: INSEE[2]
 
Town hall

ToponymieEdit

Plats was called Planum in 1275, Plana in XIVe, Plais in XVIIIe, then it was called Plas and Plats.[3] The name of the town is written プラ in Japanese, Пла in Russian and 쁠라 in Korean.[4]

Town planningEdit

HousingEdit

Evolution of housing between 1968 and 2017.[5]
1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2007 2012 2017
134 170 183 198 240 311 345 371

Personalities linked to PlatsEdit

 
Commemorative plaque for Marie Banc (Sister Mary of the Angels) at the house of her birth in Plats.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  3. ^ (in French)Website of Plats
  4. ^ (in French)www.annuaire-mairie.fr
  5. ^ Évolution du nombre de logements par catégorie en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  6. ^ "Banc Marie-France" (in French).
  7. ^ "Mère Marie des Anges" (in French).