Le Plantay

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Le Plantay
Abbey of Notre-Dame des Dombes
Abbey of Notre-Dame des Dombes
Le Plantay is located in France
Le Plantay
Le Plantay
Coordinates: 46°01′00″N 5°05′00″E / 46.0167°N 5.0833°E / 46.0167; 5.0833Coordinates: 46°01′00″N 5°05′00″E / 46.0167°N 5.0833°E / 46.0167; 5.0833
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Chalamont
Intercommunality Chalamont
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy de Framond
Area
 • Land1 19.96 km2 (7.71 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 535
 • Population2 density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01299 / 01330
Elevation 267–286 m (876–938 ft)
(avg. 275 m or 902 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.

Le Plantay is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 452 —    
1800 336 −25.7%
1806 386 +14.9%
1821 383 −0.8%
1831 352 −8.1%
1836 338 −4.0%
1841 355 +5.0%
1846 422 +18.9%
1851 440 +4.3%
1856 455 +3.4%
1861 466 +2.4%
1866 551 +18.2%
1872 560 +1.6%
1876 589 +5.2%
1881 508 −13.8%
1886 556 +9.4%
1891 491 −11.7%
1896 538 +9.6%
1901 517 −3.9%
1906 485 −6.2%
1911 492 +1.4%
1921 441 −10.4%
1926 433 −1.8%
1931 432 −0.2%
1936 389 −10.0%
1946 399 +2.6%
1954 373 −6.5%
1962 323 −13.4%
1968 300 −7.1%
1975 281 −6.3%
1982 339 +20.6%
1990 344 +1.5%
1999 417 +21.2%
2008 535 +28.3%

Sights[edit]

The Abbey of Notre-Dame des Dombes, founded by Trappist monks in 1863, is located in the commune.

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