Montréal-la-Cluse

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Montréal-la-Cluse
Gare de Brion 2005.JPG
Montréal-la-Cluse is located in France
Montréal-la-Cluse
Montréal-la-Cluse
Coordinates: 46°11′00″N 5°34′00″E / 46.1833°N 5.5667°E / 46.1833; 5.5667Coordinates: 46°11′00″N 5°34′00″E / 46.1833°N 5.5667°E / 46.1833; 5.5667
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Nantua
Canton Nantua
Intercommunality Oyonnax
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Morosi
Area
 • Land1 12.83 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,529
 • Population2 density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01265 / 01460

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.

Montréal-la-Cluse is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. It is located in the historical region of Bugey and its inhabitants are known as the Montréalais.

Transport[edit]

The town is served by the Haut Bougey railway line and by a branch line to Oyonnax.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 645 —    
1800 627 −2.8%
1806 802 +27.9%
1821 815 +1.6%
1831 773 −5.2%
1836 826 +6.9%
1841 824 −0.2%
1846 843 +2.3%
1851 844 +0.1%
1856 941 +11.5%
1861 1,008 +7.1%
1866 1,064 +5.6%
1872 1,111 +4.4%
1876 1,195 +7.6%
1881 1,148 −3.9%
1886 1,083 −5.7%
1891 1,101 +1.7%
1896 1,153 +4.7%
1901 1,129 −2.1%
1906 1,045 −7.4%
1911 966 −7.6%
1921 958 −0.8%
1926 1,062 +10.9%
1931 1,205 +13.5%
1936 1,202 −0.2%
1946 1,213 +0.9%
1954 1,404 +15.7%
1962 1,640 +16.8%
1968 1,926 +17.4%
1975 2,560 +32.9%
1982 3,042 +18.8%
1990 3,496 +14.9%
1999 3,652 +4.5%
2008 3,529 −3.4%

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