Challex

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Challex
ChallexDepuisAvully-20081018.jpg
Coat of arms of Challex
Coat of arms
Challex is located in France
Challex
Challex
Coordinates: 46°10′53″N 5°58′33″E / 46.1814°N 5.9758°E / 46.1814; 5.9758Coordinates: 46°10′53″N 5°58′33″E / 46.1814°N 5.9758°E / 46.1814; 5.9758
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Gex
Canton Collonges
Intercommunality Pays de Gex
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Dumarest
Area1 8.67 km2 (3.35 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,124
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01078 / 01630
Elevation 330–516 m (1,083–1,693 ft)
(avg. 525 m or 1,722 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 614 —    
1800 674 +9.8%
1806 587 −12.9%
1821 468 −20.3%
1831 535 +14.3%
1836 619 +15.7%
1841 640 +3.4%
1846 626 −2.2%
1851 630 +0.6%
1856 638 +1.3%
1861 603 −5.5%
1866 702 +16.4%
1872 614 −12.5%
1876 656 +6.8%
1881 682 +4.0%
1886 701 +2.8%
1891 607 −13.4%
1896 598 −1.5%
1901 636 +6.4%
1906 568 −10.7%
1911 534 −6.0%
1921 614 +15.0%
1926 655 +6.7%
1931 658 +0.5%
1936 570 −13.4%
1946 491 −13.9%
1954 473 −3.7%
1962 479 +1.3%
1968 545 +13.8%
1975 712 +30.6%
1982 817 +14.7%
1990 967 +18.4%
1999 1,057 +9.3%
2008 1,124 +6.3%

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