Béligneux

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Béligneux
Coat of arms of Béligneux
Coat of arms
Béligneux is located in France
Béligneux
Béligneux
Coordinates: 45°52′00″N 5°07′00″E / 45.8667°N 5.1167°E / 45.8667; 5.1167Coordinates: 45°52′00″N 5°07′00″E / 45.8667°N 5.1167°E / 45.8667; 5.1167
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Montluel
Intercommunality Montluel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Sigoire
Area
 • Land1 13.30 km2 (5.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,883
 • Population2 density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01032 / 01360
Elevation 210–275 m (689–902 ft)
(avg. 260 m or 850 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.

Béligneux is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

It lies about 30 km northeast of Lyon. The commune includes part of the village of La Valbonne at the foot of the hill (the rest belongs to the neighboring commune of Balan) and the hamlet of Chânes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 390 —    
1800 361 −7.4%
1806 476 +31.9%
1821 483 +1.5%
1831 495 +2.5%
1836 524 +5.9%
1841 527 +0.6%
1846 572 +8.5%
1851 572 +0.0%
1856 613 +7.2%
1861 586 −4.4%
1866 554 −5.5%
1872 538 −2.9%
1876 888 +65.1%
1881 868 −2.3%
1886 835 −3.8%
1891 778 −6.8%
1896 543 −30.2%
1901 654 +20.4%
1906 666 +1.8%
1911 687 +3.2%
1921 479 −30.3%
1926 479 +0.0%
1931 531 +10.9%
1936 518 −2.4%
1946 563 +8.7%
1954 880 +56.3%
1962 1,138 +29.3%
1968 1,022 −10.2%
1975 1,341 +31.2%
1982 1,486 +10.8%
1990 2,319 +56.1%
1999 2,594 +11.9%
2008 2,883 +11.1%

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