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Ardèche
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Coat of Arms of Ardèche


Details
Information
Number07
RegionRhône-Alpes
PrefecturePrivas
SubprefecturesLargentière
Tournon-sur-Rhône
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density

Ranked 76th


286 023


52 /km²
Area5,529 km²
Arrondissements3
Cantons33
Communes339
President of the
general council
Michel Teston
Location
Location of Ardèche in France

Ardèche is a département in south-central France named after the Ardèche River.

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History

Ardèche was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from the province of Vivarais.

Geography

The department is part of the current region of Rhone-Alpes and is surrounded by the French departments of Drôme, Vaucluse, Gard, Lozère, Haute-Loire, and Isère.

Demographics

The inhabitants of the department are called Ardéchois.

Culture

With its rivers and streams, Ardèche has become a favorite place for canoe and kayak enthusiasts from around the world. Ardèche contains a part of the Cévennes National Park.

Miscellaneous topics

List of the communes of the Ardèche département

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