Cerdon, Ain

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Cerdon
Cerdon Ain 03.JPG
Coat of arms of Cerdon
Coat of arms
Cerdon is located in France
Cerdon
Cerdon
Coordinates: 46°04′53″N 5°28′00″E / 46.0814°N 5.4667°E / 46.0814; 5.4667Coordinates: 46°04′53″N 5°28′00″E / 46.0814°N 5.4667°E / 46.0814; 5.4667
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Nantua
Canton Poncin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sylvie Goy-Chavent
Area
 • Land1 12.30 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 766
 • Population2 density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01068 / 01450
Elevation 286–992 m (938–3,255 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

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

It is known for its pink sparkling wine, and for its copper factory, the only one of its kind in France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,457 —    
1800 1,388 −4.7%
1806 1,490 +7.3%
1821 1,470 −1.3%
1831 1,745 +18.7%
1836 1,729 −0.9%
1841 1,837 +6.2%
1846 1,817 −1.1%
1851 1,782 −1.9%
1856 1,782 +0.0%
1861 1,770 −0.7%
1866 1,650 −6.8%
1872 1,585 −3.9%
1876 1,593 +0.5%
1881 1,538 −3.5%
1886 1,526 −0.8%
1891 1,430 −6.3%
1896 1,390 −2.8%
1901 1,352 −2.7%
1906 1,300 −3.8%
1911 1,147 −11.8%
1921 1,024 −10.7%
1926 1,009 −1.5%
1931 921 −8.7%
1936 870 −5.5%
1946 736 −15.4%
1954 653 −11.3%
1962 709 +8.6%
1968 724 +2.1%
1975 652 −9.9%
1982 647 −0.8%
1990 672 +3.9%
1999 672 +0.0%
2008 766 +14.0%

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