Blyes

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Blyes
Blyes is located in France
Blyes
Blyes
Coordinates: 45°51′N 5°15′E / 45.85°N 5.25°E / 45.85; 5.25Coordinates: 45°51′N 5°15′E / 45.85°N 5.25°E / 45.85; 5.25
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Lagnieu
Intercommunality Plaine de l'Ain
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Dussert
Area
 • Land1 12.27 km2 (4.74 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 880
 • Population2 density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01047 / 01150
Elevation 199–243 m (653–797 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Blyes lies 8 km from Lagnieu, 5 km from the A42, 10 km from Meximieux, 4 km from Saint-Vulbas, and 6 km from Chazey-sur-Ain. It is located not far from the Ain River.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1866 309 —    
1872 291 −5.8%
1876 281 −3.4%
1881 267 −5.0%
1886 282 +5.6%
1891 261 −7.4%
1896 229 −12.3%
1901 182 −20.5%
1906 168 −7.7%
1911 178 +6.0%
1921 163 −8.4%
1926 136 −16.6%
1931 137 +0.7%
1936 134 −2.2%
1946 112 −16.4%
1954 115 +2.7%
1962 108 −6.1%
1968 147 +36.1%
1975 228 +55.1%
1982 359 +57.5%
1990 535 +49.0%
1999 692 +29.3%
2008 880 +27.2%

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