Brénod

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Brénod
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Brénod
Coat of arms
Brénod is located in France
Brénod
Brénod
Coordinates: 46°03′39″N 5°36′22″E / 46.0608°N 5.6061°E / 46.0608; 5.6061Coordinates: 46°03′39″N 5°36′22″E / 46.0608°N 5.6061°E / 46.0608; 5.6061
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Nantua
Canton Brénod
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne Carrier
Area
 • Land1 23.79 km2 (9.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 531
 • Population2 density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01060 / 01110
Elevation 831–1,136 m (2,726–3,727 ft)
(avg. 853 m or 2,799 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.

Brénod is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France

Geography[edit]

The commune is located 70 km (43 mi) northeast of Lyon.

The river Albarine rises in the commune's northern part, then flows southward through the commune; the village lies on the right bank of the river.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 858 —    
1800 879 +2.4%
1806 991 +12.7%
1821 941 −5.0%
1831 1,001 +6.4%
1836 987 −1.4%
1841 1,002 +1.5%
1846 1,029 +2.7%
1851 970 −5.7%
1856 943 −2.8%
1861 988 +4.8%
1866 960 −2.8%
1872 885 −7.8%
1876 929 +5.0%
1881 881 −5.2%
1886 872 −1.0%
1891 801 −8.1%
1896 836 +4.4%
1901 755 −9.7%
1906 702 −7.0%
1911 664 −5.4%
1921 627 −5.6%
1926 626 −0.2%
1931 647 +3.4%
1936 602 −7.0%
1946 574 −4.7%
1954 528 −8.0%
1962 509 −3.6%
1968 524 +2.9%
1975 436 −16.8%
1982 431 −1.1%
1990 385 −10.7%
1999 427 +10.9%
2008 531 +24.4%

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