Privas facts for kids
|Intercommunality||Privas Rhône et Vallées|
|Elevation||200–750 m (660–2,460 ft)
(avg. 294 m or 965 ft*)
|Land area1||12.14 km2 (4.69 sq mi)|
|- Density||685/km2 (1,770/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||07186/ 07000|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
Privas is a commune of France and a préfecture (capital) of the Ardèche département. With a 1999 census population of only 9,170 people, it is the second smallest prefecture of any department in France. There are four bigger communes in Ardèche, called Annonay, Aubenas, Guilherand-Granges, and Tournon-sur-Rhône. The French footballer Cyril Théréau was born here.
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