Meillonnas

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Meillonnas
L'eglise de Meillonnas.JPG
Coat of arms of Meillonnas
Coat of arms
Meillonnas is located in France
Meillonnas
Meillonnas
Coordinates: 46°14′45″N 5°21′09″E / 46.2458°N 5.3525°E / 46.2458; 5.3525Coordinates: 46°14′45″N 5°21′09″E / 46.2458°N 5.3525°E / 46.2458; 5.3525
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Treffort-Cuisiat
Intercommunality Treffort-en-Revermont
Government
 • Mayor (2010–2014) Jean-Paul Neveu
Area
 • Land1 17.74 km2 (6.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,298
 • Population2 density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01241 / 01370
Elevation 232–460 m (761–1,509 ft)
(avg. 279 m or 915 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Sevron has its source in the commune; it crosses the village and forms part of the commune's northern border.

The bief du Bois Tharlet, a tributary of the Sevron, forms most of the commune's western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 610 —    
1968 630 +3.3%
1975 671 +6.5%
1982 891 +32.8%
1990 1,051 +18.0%
1999 1,204 +14.6%
2008 1,298 +7.8%
Hotel of Meillonnas 
Ancient Street 

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