Balan, Ain

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Balan
Coat of arms of Balan
Coat of arms
Balan is located in France
Balan
Balan
Coordinates: 45°50′00″N 5°06′00″E / 45.8333°N 5.1°E / 45.8333; 5.1Coordinates: 45°50′00″N 5°06′00″E / 45.8333°N 5.1°E / 45.8333; 5.1
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Montluel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Gloriod
Area
 • Land1 18.0 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,362
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01000 / 01700
Elevation 178–233 m (584–764 ft)
(avg. 194 m or 636 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 282 —    
1800 254 −9.9%
1806 283 +11.4%
1821 360 +27.2%
1831 368 +2.2%
1836 382 +3.8%
1841 411 +7.6%
1846 427 +3.9%
1851 463 +8.4%
1856 443 −4.3%
1861 487 +9.9%
1866 470 −3.5%
1872 450 −4.3%
1876 536 +19.1%
1881 697 +30.0%
1886 783 +12.3%
1891 553 −29.4%
1896 421 −23.9%
1901 547 +29.9%
1906 682 +24.7%
1911 635 −6.9%
1921 811 +27.7%
1926 428 −47.2%
1931 601 +40.4%
1936 1,101 +83.2%
1946 975 −11.4%
1954 1,040 +6.7%
1962 832 −20.0%
1968 732 −12.0%
1975 1,051 +43.6%
1982 1,197 +13.9%
1990 1,668 +39.3%
1999 1,534 −8.0%
2008 2,362 +54.0%

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