Lent, Ain

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Lent
Maison à pans de bois Lent.jpg
Coat of arms of Lent
Coat of arms
Lent is located in France
Lent
Lent
Coordinates: 46°07′13″N 5°11′47″E / 46.1203°N 5.1964°E / 46.1203; 5.1964Coordinates: 46°07′13″N 5°11′47″E / 46.1203°N 5.1964°E / 46.1203; 5.1964
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Péronnas
Intercommunality Bourg-en-Bresse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Buellet
Area
 • Land1 31.48 km2 (12.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,266
 • Population2 density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01211 / 01240
Elevation 240–296 m (787–971 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.

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

It has been part of the intercommunality of Bourg-en-Bresse since 2001, when it was created.

Geography[edit]

The Veyle flows northward through the middle of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 830 —    
1800 941 +13.4%
1806 931 −1.1%
1821 1,039 +11.6%
1831 1,062 +2.2%
1836 1,051 −1.0%
1841 1,039 −1.1%
1846 1,173 +12.9%
1851 1,159 −1.2%
1856 1,087 −6.2%
1861 1,155 +6.3%
1866 1,234 +6.8%
1872 1,181 −4.3%
1876 1,253 +6.1%
1881 1,227 −2.1%
1886 1,186 −3.3%
1891 1,184 −0.2%
1896 1,121 −5.3%
1901 1,107 −1.2%
1906 1,108 +0.1%
1911 1,051 −5.1%
1921 921 −12.4%
1926 851 −7.6%
1931 814 −4.3%
1936 781 −4.1%
1946 750 −4.0%
1954 729 −2.8%
1962 721 −1.1%
1968 778 +7.9%
1975 801 +3.0%
1982 976 +21.8%
1990 1,043 +6.9%
1999 1,145 +9.8%
2008 1,266 +10.6%

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