Péronnas

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Péronnas
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Péronnas
Coat of arms
Péronnas is located in France
Péronnas
Péronnas
Coordinates: 46°10′46″N 5°12′12″E / 46.1794°N 05.2033°E / 46.1794; 05.2033Coordinates: 46°10′46″N 5°12′12″E / 46.1794°N 05.2033°E / 46.1794; 05.2033
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Péronnas
Intercommunality Bourg-en-Bresse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Chanel
Area
 • Land1 17.59 km2 (6.79 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 6,135
 • Population2 density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01289 / 01960
Elevation 223–277 m (732–909 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 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.

Péronnas is a commune in the Ain department in the Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Entrance to the city

The Veyle forms part of the commune's western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,652 —    
1968 2,272 +37.5%
1975 3,223 +41.9%
1982 4,575 +41.9%
1990 5,352 +17.0%
1999 5,534 +3.4%
2008 6,135 +10.9%

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