Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

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Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
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Coat of arms of Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Coat of arms
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey is located in France
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 5°26′00″E / 45.95°N 5.4333°E / 45.95; 5.4333Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 5°26′00″E / 45.95°N 5.4333°E / 45.95; 5.4333
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Albarine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Bouchon
Area1 28.55 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,167
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01384 / 01230
Elevation 271–819 m (889–2,687 ft)
(avg. 290 m or 950 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-Rambert-en-Bugey is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

History[edit]

The commune takes its name from St Rambert (or Ragnebert) who was assassinated here in the 7th century. The site soon became popular for pilgrimage and an influential abbey was built in the town.

Geography[edit]

The river Albarine flows southwest through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,042 —    
1800 2,596 +27.1%
1806 2,244 −13.6%
1821 2,130 −5.1%
1831 2,420 +13.6%
1836 2,613 +8.0%
1841 2,633 +0.8%
1846 2,567 −2.5%
1851 2,528 −1.5%
1856 2,799 +10.7%
1861 2,597 −7.2%
1866 2,531 −2.5%
1872 2,537 +0.2%
1876 2,620 +3.3%
1881 2,964 +13.1%
1886 3,409 +15.0%
1891 3,765 +10.4%
1896 4,113 +9.2%
1901 5,028 +22.2%
1906 4,971 −1.1%
1911 4,950 −0.4%
1921 4,204 −15.1%
1926 4,319 +2.7%
1931 4,168 −3.5%
1936 3,463 −16.9%
1946 2,862 −17.4%
1954 2,866 +0.1%
1962 2,936 +2.4%
1968 2,857 −2.7%
1975 2,439 −14.6%
1982 2,161 −11.4%
1990 2,112 −2.3%
1999 2,065 −2.2%
2008 2,167 +4.9%

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