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Ardèche
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Coat of Arms of Ardèche


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Number 07
Region Rhône-Alpes
Prefecture Privas
Subprefectures Largentière
Tournon-sur-Rhône
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ... is divided into 26 régions, further subdivided into départements. ... Capital Lyon Area 43,698 km² Regional President Jean-Jack Queyranne ( PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 2nd) 5,893,000 5,645,407 135/km² (2004) Arrondissements 25 Cantons 335 Communes 2,879 Départements Ain Ardèche Drôme Isère Loire Rhône... The term prefecture has been used to denote a self-governing body or area since the time of Constantine I, who divided the Roman Empire into 4 districts (each divided into dioceses). ... Privas is a commune of France, préfecture (capital) of the Ardèche département. ... Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ...

Ranked 76th


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52 /km²
Area 5,529 km²
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 33
Communes 339
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. Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... The 100 French départements are divided into 342 arrondissements. ... The canton is an administrative division of France. ... The commune is an administrative division of France. ... The following is a list of the 339 communes of the Ardèche département in France: INSEE - Post# - Commune 07001 - 07160 - Accons 07002 - 07200 - Ailhon 07003 - 07530 - Aizac 07004 - 07000 - Ajoux 07005 - 07400 - Alba-la-Romaine 07006 - 07190 - Albon-dArdèche 07007 - 07440 - Alboussière 07008 - 07210 - Alissas... This article is in need of attention. ... Credit(s): fr:Utilisateur:Rinaldum Source: french wikipedia File links The following pages link to this file: Ardèche Categories: GFDL images ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ... The Ardèche is a 120 km long river in south-central France. ...

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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. The period of the French Revolution in the history of France covers the years between 1789 and 1799, in which democrats and republicans overthrew the absolute monarchy and the Roman Catholic Church was forced to undergo radical restructuring. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


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. Categories: Stub | Regions of France ... Drôme is a département in southeastern France named after the Drôme River. ... For other uses of the name Vaucluse, see Vaucluse (disambiguation) Vaucluse is a département in the south of France. ... Gard is a département located in the south of France named after the river Gardon (or Gard). ... Lozère is a département in southeast France near the Massif Central. ... Haute-Loire is a département in south-central France named after the Loire River. ... Isère is a département in the east of France named after the Isère River. ...


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. Canoe at El Nido, Philippines A canoe is a relatively small human-powered boat. ... A kayak is a type of small human-powered boat. ... The Cévennes National Park (French: Parc National des Cévennes) is a national park, located in southern France, in the mountainous area of Cévennes. ...


Miscellaneous topics

List of the communes of the Ardèche département The following is a list of the 339 communes of the Ardèche département in France: INSEE - Post# - Commune 07001 - 07160 - Accons 07002 - 07200 - Ailhon 07003 - 07530 - Aizac 07004 - 07000 - Ajoux 07005 - 07400 - Alba-la-Romaine 07006 - 07190 - Albon-dArdèche 07007 - 07440 - Alboussière 07008 - 07210 - Alissas...


External links

  • Prefecture website (http://www.ardeche.pref.gouv.fr/) (in French)
  • Conseil Général website (http:/www.cg07.fr/) (in French)
  • Ardeche Online - French Ardèche-related websites guide (http://www.ardeche-online.com/) (in French)
  • Ardèche Web Guide - Ardèche Tourism Guide (http://www.ardecheweb.com/) (in French)
  • Parc Régional des monts d'Ardèche - Ardèche Regional Park (http://www.ardecheweb.com/liens/fiche/parc.htm) (in French)
  • Parc National des Cévennes - Cévennes National Park (http://www.bsi.fr/pnc/index.asp) (in French)
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