Cours, Rhône

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A general view of Cours-la-Ville
A general view of Cours-la-Ville
Coat of arms of Cours
Coat of arms
Cours is located in France
Coordinates: 46°06′01″N 4°19′17″E / 46.1003°N 4.3214°E / 46.1003; 4.3214Coordinates: 46°06′01″N 4°19′17″E / 46.1003°N 4.3214°E / 46.1003; 4.3214
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Villefranche-sur-Saône
Canton Thizy-les-Bourgs
Area1 33.81 km2 (13.05 sq mi)
Population (2016)2 4,724
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 69066 /69470
Elevation 407–905 m (1,335–2,969 ft)
(avg. 656 m or 2,152 ft)

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.

Cours is a commune in the Rhône department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. Cours-la-Ville is the municipal seat.


On 1 January 2016, Cours was created by the merger of Cours-la-Ville, Pont-Trambouze and Thel.[1]


  1. ^ Arrêté du 18 novembre 2015 portant création de la commune nouvelle de Cours, Journal officiel de la République française, 31 December 2015 (in French)

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