Drom

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Not to be confused with Drom, County Tipperary or Drom fragrances.
Drom
Drom is located in France
Drom
Drom
Coordinates: 46°13′00″N 5°22′00″E / 46.2167°N 5.3667°E / 46.2167; 5.3667Coordinates: 46°13′00″N 5°22′00″E / 46.2167°N 5.3667°E / 46.2167; 5.3667
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Ceyzériat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Brochier
Area
 • Land1 7.78 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 192
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01000 / 01250
Elevation 310–505 m (1,017–1,657 ft)
(avg. 320 m or 1,050 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.

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

As well as a dairy selling comté cheese, butter, cream, fromage blanc and newly resurrected medieval fromage de CLON, (all made from milk from the village's own cows), Drom boasts three 'Artisans d'art'.

Christine Brochier is a master craftswoman/couturière working in fur and leather. She holds the distinction of 'Meilleur Ouvrier de France'.

Drom also has an art gallery of pictures, prints, and portraits by Margaret Steel and handmade bespoke desks by Tony Steel. See their website, galerie-steel.com

As well as a dairy selling comté cheese, butter, cream, fromage blanc and newly resurrected medieval fromage de CLON, (all made from milk from the village's own cows), Drom boasts three 'Artisans d'art'.

Christine Brochier is a master craftswoman/couturière working in fur and leather. She holds the distinction of 'Meilleur Ouvrier de France'.

Drom also has an art gallery of pictures and handmade bespoke furniture run by Margaret and Tony Steel. See their website, www.galerie-steel.com

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 427 —    
1800 436 +2.1%
1806 552 +26.6%
1821 436 −21.0%
1831 455 +4.4%
1836 420 −7.7%
1841 436 +3.8%
1846 417 −4.4%
1851 431 +3.4%
1856 427 −0.9%
1861 441 +3.3%
1866 427 −3.2%
1872 418 −2.1%
1876 436 +4.3%
1881 425 −2.5%
1886 405 −4.7%
1891 402 −0.7%
1896 328 −18.4%
1901 322 −1.8%
1906 327 +1.6%
1911 292 −10.7%
1921 237 −18.8%
1926 220 −7.2%
1931 194 −11.8%
1936 193 −0.5%
1946 170 −11.9%
1954 181 +6.5%
1962 147 −18.8%
1968 146 −0.7%
1975 153 +4.8%
1982 139 −9.2%
1990 146 +5.0%
1999 160 +9.6%
2008 192 +20.0%

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