Giron, Ain

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Giron
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Giron is located in France
Giron
Giron
Coordinates: 46°14′00″N 5°46′00″E / 46.2333°N 5.7667°E / 46.2333; 5.7667Coordinates: 46°14′00″N 5°46′00″E / 46.2333°N 5.7667°E / 46.2333; 5.7667
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Nantua
Canton Bellegarde-sur-Valserine
Government
 • Mayor (2008 – 2014) Irmtraut Pagnier (f)
Area1 9.39 km2 (3.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 147
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01174 / 01130
Elevation 779–1,206 m (2,556–3,957 ft)
(avg. 1,000 m or 3,300 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 424 —    
1800 419 −1.2%
1806 443 +5.7%
1821 424 −4.3%
1831 383 −9.7%
1836 350 −8.6%
1841 325 −7.1%
1846 296 −8.9%
1851 349 +17.9%
1856 320 −8.3%
1861 316 −1.2%
1866 281 −11.1%
1872 312 +11.0%
1876 305 −2.2%
1881 297 −2.6%
1886 298 +0.3%
1891 284 −4.7%
1896 280 −1.4%
1901 265 −5.4%
1906 266 +0.4%
1911 238 −10.5%
1921 235 −1.3%
1926 242 +3.0%
1931 250 +3.3%
1936 231 −7.6%
1946 193 −16.5%
1954 172 −10.9%
1962 140 −18.6%
1968 118 −15.7%
1975 100 −15.3%
1982 99 −1.0%
1990 88 −11.1%
1999 100 +13.6%
2008 147 +47.0%

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