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Coat of arms of Tournon-sur-Rhône
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Tournon-sur-Rhône
Canton Tournon-sur-Rhône
Mayor Frédéric Sausset
Elevation 115–508 m (377–1,667 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 ft*)
Land area1 21.01 km2 (8.11 sq mi)
Population2 10,607  (2008)
 - Density 505/km2 (1,310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 07324/ 07300
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.

Coordinates: 45°04′05″N 4°50′00″E / 45.0681°N 4.8333°E / 45.0681; 4.8333

Tournon-sur-Rhône is a commune of the Ardèche département, in France. The commune has a population of 9,960 people as of the year 1999.


It can be found on the right bank of the Rhône River, across from the Tain-l'Hermitage. That can be found in the Drôme département.


The Great Bridge of Tournon was one of the largest bridge arches in the world before 1600.

Twin towns

Tournon-sur-Rhône is twinned with:

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