Bouligneux

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Bouligneux
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Bouligneux
Coat of arms
Bouligneux is located in France
Bouligneux
Bouligneux
Coordinates: 46°01′23″N 4°59′28″E / 46.023°N 4.991°E / 46.023; 4.991Coordinates: 46°01′23″N 4°59′28″E / 46.023°N 4.991°E / 46.023; 4.991
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Villars-les-Dombes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sylviane Dalard
Area
 • Land1 26.09 km2 (10.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 303
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01052 / 01330
Elevation 264–301 m (866–988 ft)
(avg. 280 m or 920 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Chalaronne forms most of the commune's eastern border.

History[edit]

Bouligneux first appears as vicus Beliniacum in 885.

In 1280, it belonged to Vaucher de Commarin, who sold it to Henri de Villars in 1290.

In 1402, Bouligneux was part of Bresse Savoyarde.

In the 17th century, Bouligneux was a county.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 408 —    
1800 412 +1.0%
1806 409 −0.7%
1821 422 +3.2%
1831 394 −6.6%
1836 448 +13.7%
1841 456 +1.8%
1846 471 +3.3%
1851 474 +0.6%
1856 475 +0.2%
1861 503 +5.9%
1866 495 −1.6%
1872 501 +1.2%
1876 473 −5.6%
1881 463 −2.1%
1886 510 +10.2%
1891 500 −2.0%
1896 494 −1.2%
1901 464 −6.1%
1906 444 −4.3%
1911 431 −2.9%
1921 344 −20.2%
1926 322 −6.4%
1931 300 −6.8%
1936 309 +3.0%
1946 292 −5.5%
1954 250 −14.4%
1962 240 −4.0%
1968 208 −13.3%
1975 172 −17.3%
1982 247 +43.6%
1990 274 +10.9%
1999 290 +5.8%
2008 303 +4.5%

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