Saint-Paul-de-Varax

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Saint-Paul-de-Varax
Chateau
Chateau
Saint-Paul-de-Varax is located in France
Saint-Paul-de-Varax
Saint-Paul-de-Varax
Coordinates: 46°05′59″N 5°07′44″E / 46.0997°N 5.1289°E / 46.0997; 5.1289Coordinates: 46°05′59″N 5°07′44″E / 46.0997°N 5.1289°E / 46.0997; 5.1289
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Villars-les-Dombes
Intercommunality Centre Dombes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Dédedjian
Area
 • Land1 25.97 km2 (10.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,497
 • Population2 density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01383 / 01240
Elevation 245–281 m (804–922 ft)
(avg. 268 m or 879 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.

Saint-Paul-de-Varax is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

It is situated between Bourg-en-Bresse and Lyon. Its castle, which belonged to the Rivérieulx de Varax family since the 13th century, is closed to the public.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 526 —    
1800 520 −1.1%
1806 309 −40.6%
1821 469 +51.8%
1831 453 −3.4%
1836 510 +12.6%
1841 540 +5.9%
1846 619 +14.6%
1851 684 +10.5%
1856 683 −0.1%
1861 707 +3.5%
1866 784 +10.9%
1872 751 −4.2%
1876 801 +6.7%
1881 825 +3.0%
1886 855 +3.6%
1891 847 −0.9%
1896 814 −3.9%
1901 810 −0.5%
1906 804 −0.7%
1911 823 +2.4%
1921 759 −7.8%
1926 745 −1.8%
1931 694 −6.8%
1936 763 +9.9%
1946 731 −4.2%
1954 780 +6.7%
1962 721 −7.6%
1968 711 −1.4%
1975 743 +4.5%
1982 1,161 +56.3%
1990 1,081 −6.9%
1999 1,187 +9.8%
2008 1,497 +26.1%

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