Grièges

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Grièges
The Saône
The Saône
Coat of arms of Grièges
Coat of arms
Grièges is located in France
Grièges
Grièges
Coordinates: 46°15′20″N 4°51′04″E / 46.2556°N 4.8511°E / 46.2556; 4.8511Coordinates: 46°15′20″N 4°51′04″E / 46.2556°N 4.8511°E / 46.2556; 4.8511
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Pont-de-Veyle
Intercommunality Pont-de-Veyle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Poulet
Area
 • Land1 14.87 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,800
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01179 / 01290
Elevation 169–212 m (554–696 ft)
(avg. 268 m or 879 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Veyle forms most of the commune's northern border, then flows into the Saône, which forms the commune's western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,025 —    
1968 1,108 +8.1%
1975 1,286 +16.1%
1982 1,423 +10.7%
1990 1,606 +12.9%
1999 1,598 −0.5%
2008 1,800 +12.6%

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