The commune extends over 1,190 hectares and is part of the canton of Saint Fons and the 14th district of the Rhône department, to which it was attached in 1968.

Formerly a rural village, excavations carried out during the construction of the Boulevard Urbain Sud have revealed evidence of an occupation of its site during the Gallo-Roman period.

Corbas, a dynamic city, more than 3000 sports licensees, and also more than 150 associations, animate throughout the year our municipality in various and varied events. Numerous marked and secure hiking trails have been created for family days.