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Viviers
Town hall
Town hall
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Privas
Canton Viviers
Area
1
34.15 km2 (13.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
3,867
 • Density 113.236/km2 (293.28/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07346 /07220
Elevation 55–400 m (180–1,312 ft)
(avg. 71 m or 233 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Viviers is a commune in the French département of Ardèche. The commune has a population of about 3,400 people as of the year 1999.

History

Viviers became the capital of the Gaulish Helvii tribe following the falling of nearby Alba-la-Romaine.

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