Chevry, Ain

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Chevry
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Chevry
Coat of arms
Chevry is located in France
Chevry
Chevry
Coordinates: 46°16′51″N 6°02′13″E / 46.2808°N 6.0369°E / 46.2808; 6.0369Coordinates: 46°16′51″N 6°02′13″E / 46.2808°N 6.0369°E / 46.2808; 6.0369
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Gex
Canton Gex
Intercommunality Pays de Gex
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Ravot
Area1 5.84 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,184
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01103 / 01170
Elevation 457–580 m (1,499–1,903 ft)
(avg. 490 m or 1,610 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.

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

Chevry is located between Gex and Saint-Genis-Pouilly, on the departmental highway RD984, which is the primary access to the town. The commune also includes the villages of Veraz (to the east) and Naz-Dessous (to the north).

The town has several rivers: the Great Journans, Petit Journans, The Allondon and Janvoin.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 313 —    
1968 346 +10.5%
1975 574 +65.9%
1982 637 +11.0%
1990 733 +15.1%
1999 803 +9.5%
2006 1,184 +47.4%

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