Belleydoux

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Belleydoux
Belleydoux is located in France
Belleydoux
Belleydoux
Coordinates: 46°15′09″N 5°46′39″E / 46.2525°N 5.7775°E / 46.2525; 5.7775Coordinates: 46°15′09″N 5°46′39″E / 46.2525°N 5.7775°E / 46.2525; 5.7775
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Nantua
Canton Oyonnax-Nord
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lucien Maire
Area1 17.63 km2 (6.81 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 298
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01035 / 01130
Elevation 616–1,281 m (2,021–4,203 ft)
(avg. 834 m or 2,736 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Belleydoux is situated at the southernmost end of the Hautes-Combes in the Jura mountains, and lies in the Semine valley, a tributary of the Rhône via the Valserine river. The village is overlooked by the Roche Fauconnière cliff.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 685 —    
1800 769 +12.3%
1806 828 +7.7%
1821 800 −3.4%
1831 856 +7.0%
1836 843 −1.5%
1841 832 −1.3%
1846 813 −2.3%
1851 809 −0.5%
1856 757 −6.4%
1861 767 +1.3%
1866 738 −3.8%
1872 720 −2.4%
1876 682 −5.3%
1881 742 +8.8%
1886 660 −11.1%
1891 638 −3.3%
1896 601 −5.8%
1901 628 +4.5%
1906 646 +2.9%
1911 581 −10.1%
1921 571 −1.7%
1926 587 +2.8%
1931 490 −16.5%
1936 459 −6.3%
1946 359 −21.8%
1954 355 −1.1%
1962 314 −11.5%
1968 250 −20.4%
1975 200 −20.0%
1982 222 +11.0%
1990 232 +4.5%
1999 277 +19.4%
2008 298 +7.6%

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