Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne

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Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Chatillon Maisons.jpg
Coat of arms of Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Coat of arms
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne is located in France
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Coordinates: 46°07′00″N 4°58′00″E / 46.1167°N 4.9667°E / 46.1167; 4.9667Coordinates: 46°07′00″N 4°58′00″E / 46.1167°N 4.9667°E / 46.1167; 4.9667
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Clayette
Area
 • Land1 17.86 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,924
 • Population2 density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01093 / 01400
Elevation 215–274 m (705–899 ft)
(avg. 225 m or 738 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.

Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

History[edit]

Châtillon castle fortifications

The town is home to a castle built around 1000 AD.

The town was formerly named Châtillon-les-Dombes.

Geography[edit]

The Chalaronne flows northwest through the commune and crosses the town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 2,179 —    
1800 3,119 +43.1%
1806 3,194 +2.4%
1821 2,759 −13.6%
1831 2,638 −4.4%
1836 2,814 +6.7%
1841 3,236 +15.0%
1846 3,424 +5.8%
1851 3,533 +3.2%
1856 2,874 −18.7%
1861 3,004 +4.5%
1866 3,046 +1.4%
1872 2,763 −9.3%
1876 3,090 +11.8%
1881 2,890 −6.5%
1886 2,840 −1.7%
1891 2,956 +4.1%
1896 2,813 −4.8%
1901 2,902 +3.2%
1906 2,901 −0.0%
1911 2,858 −1.5%
1921 2,660 −6.9%
1926 2,732 +2.7%
1931 2,653 −2.9%
1936 2,606 −1.8%
1946 2,474 −5.1%
1954 2,493 +0.8%
1962 2,608 +4.6%
1968 2,678 +2.7%
1975 3,241 +21.0%
1982 3,518 +8.5%
1990 3,786 +7.6%
1999 4,137 +9.3%
2008 4,924 +19.0%

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