Douvres

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Douvres is also the French name for the English port of Dover.
Douvres
Coat of arms of Douvres
Coat of arms
Douvres is located in France
Douvres
Douvres
Coordinates: 45°59′23″N 5°22′26″E / 45.9897°N 5.3739°E / 45.9897; 5.3739Coordinates: 45°59′23″N 5°22′26″E / 45.9897°N 5.3739°E / 45.9897; 5.3739
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Ambérieu-en-Bugey
Intercommunality Plaine de l'Ain
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Louise Dubois
Area
 • Land1 5.26 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 934
 • Population2 density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01149 / 01500
Elevation 249–480 m (817–1,575 ft)
(avg. 270 m or 890 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 756 —    
1800 976 +29.1%
1806 1,229 +25.9%
1821 758 −38.3%
1831 665 −12.3%
1836 657 −1.2%
1841 607 −7.6%
1846 575 −5.3%
1851 553 −3.8%
1856 515 −6.9%
1861 473 −8.2%
1866 477 +0.8%
1872 433 −9.2%
1876 417 −3.7%
1881 391 −6.2%
1886 414 +5.9%
1891 368 −11.1%
1896 351 −4.6%
1901 333 −5.1%
1906 317 −4.8%
1911 284 −10.4%
1921 227 −20.1%
1926 261 +15.0%
1931 296 +13.4%
1936 251 −15.2%
1946 236 −6.0%
1954 257 +8.9%
1962 267 +3.9%
1968 254 −4.9%
1975 298 +17.3%
1982 534 +79.2%
1990 606 +13.5%
1999 646 +6.6%
2008 934 +44.6%

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