Belmont-Luthézieu

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Belmont-Luthézieu
Aperçu du village de Belmont.jpg
Belmont-Luthézieu is located in France
Belmont-Luthézieu
Belmont-Luthézieu
Coordinates: 45°53′00″N 5°39′00″E / 45.8833°N 5.65°E / 45.8833; 5.65Coordinates: 45°53′00″N 5°39′00″E / 45.8833°N 5.65°E / 45.8833; 5.65
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Champagne-en-Valromey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Baptiste Zambelli
Area
 • Land1 19.77 km2 (7.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 489
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01036 / 01260
Elevation 251–1,104 m (823–3,622 ft)
(avg. 425 m or 1,394 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.

Belmont-Luthézieu is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is 18 km north of Belley. There are several waterfalls, gorges and caves in a forested environment.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 575 —    
1800 460 −20.0%
1806 609 +32.4%
1821 565 −7.2%
1831 665 +17.7%
1836 682 +2.6%
1841 721 +5.7%
1846 756 +4.9%
1851 738 −2.4%
1856 739 +0.1%
1861 733 −0.8%
1866 735 +0.3%
1872 724 −1.5%
1876 642 −11.3%
1881 608 −5.3%
1886 626 +3.0%
1891 610 −2.6%
1896 628 +3.0%
1901 600 −4.5%
1906 551 −8.2%
1911 509 −7.6%
1921 418 −17.9%
1926 401 −4.1%
1931 380 −5.2%
1936 361 −5.0%
1946 342 −5.3%
1954 270 −21.1%
1962 275 +1.9%
1968 240 −12.7%
1975 300 +25.0%
1982 293 −2.3%
1990 308 +5.1%
1999 394 +27.9%
2008 489 +24.1%

History[edit]

The priory of Belmont was founded in 1110. It has been in the parish of Luthézieu since the 12th century.

Mayors[edit]

Name Elected Left office
André Michaud 1995 2001
Jean-Baptiste Zambelli 2001 Re-elected in 2008. (Incumbent)

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