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Coat of arms of Tain-l'Hermitage
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Tain-l'Hermitage is located in France
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Tain-l'Hermitage
Intercommunality Pays de l'Hermitage
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gibert Bouchet
Area1 4.85 km2 (1.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,917
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 26347 / 26600
Elevation 115–280 m (377–919 ft)
(avg. 125 m or 410 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.

Tain-l'Hermitage is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.


It is located on the left bank of the Rhône River, opposite Tournon-sur-Rhône, which is located in Ardèche.



A notable wine producing commune, wines include Hermitage AOC and Crozes-Hermitage AOC, Cornas AOC. The red wines are produced from Syrah, and the whites from Marsanne and/or Roussanne. Tain-l'Hermitage is home to a large number of wineries, including Maison M. Chapoutier, Caves de Tain and Paul Jaboulet Âiné, as well as many smaller domaines.

International relations

The commune is twinned with:

Church of St. Vincent

See also



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