Salavre

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Salavre
Salavre Vue generale.JPG
Salavre is located in France
Salavre
Salavre
Coordinates: 46°21′50″N 5°20′46″E / 46.3639°N 5.3461°E / 46.3639; 5.3461Coordinates: 46°21′50″N 5°20′46″E / 46.3639°N 5.3461°E / 46.3639; 5.3461
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Coligny
Intercommunality Coligny
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Poupon
Area
 • Land1 7.77 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 282
 • Population2 density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01391 / 01270
Elevation 203–561 m (666–1,841 ft)
(avg. 318 m or 1,043 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.

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

Geography[edit]

It is located around 15 km (9.3 mi) north of Bourg-en-Bresse and 40 km (25 mi) south of Lons-le-Saunier. The village lies on a small river, known as le Bief Laval, a tributary of the Solnan.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 823 —    
1800 937 +13.9%
1806 907 −3.2%
1821 935 +3.1%
1831 920 −1.6%
1836 770 −16.3%
1841 759 −1.4%
1846 732 −3.6%
1851 733 +0.1%
1856 692 −5.6%
1861 686 −0.9%
1866 706 +2.9%
1872 688 −2.5%
1876 647 −6.0%
1881 616 −4.8%
1886 604 −1.9%
1891 607 +0.5%
1896 535 −11.9%
1901 536 +0.2%
1906 522 −2.6%
1911 511 −2.1%
1921 454 −11.2%
1926 421 −7.3%
1931 377 −10.5%
1936 364 −3.4%
1946 369 +1.4%
1954 366 −0.8%
1962 343 −6.3%
1968 288 −16.0%
1975 238 −17.4%
1982 218 −8.4%
1990 246 +12.8%
1999 285 +15.9%
2008 282 −1.1%

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