Torcieu

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Torcieu
Torcieu is located in France
Torcieu
Torcieu
Coordinates: 45°55′00″N 5°24′00″E / 45.9167°N 5.4°E / 45.9167; 5.4Coordinates: 45°55′00″N 5°24′00″E / 45.9167°N 5.4°E / 45.9167; 5.4
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Albarine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Françoise Giraudet
Area
 • Land1 10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 685
 • Population2 density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01421 / 01230
Elevation 257–782 m (843–2,566 ft)
(avg. 260 m or 850 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the river Albarine, which flows west through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 750 —    
1800 531 −29.2%
1806 923 +73.8%
1821 918 −0.5%
1831 992 +8.1%
1836 919 −7.4%
1841 881 −4.1%
1846 904 +2.6%
1851 879 −2.8%
1856 1,052 +19.7%
1861 797 −24.2%
1866 768 −3.6%
1872 741 −3.5%
1876 717 −3.2%
1881 680 −5.2%
1886 641 −5.7%
1891 625 −2.5%
1896 604 −3.4%
1901 562 −7.0%
1906 511 −9.1%
1911 478 −6.5%
1921 488 +2.1%
1926 490 +0.4%
1931 533 +8.8%
1936 497 −6.8%
1946 460 −7.4%
1954 469 +2.0%
1962 448 −4.5%
1968 429 −4.2%
1975 460 +7.2%
1982 543 +18.0%
1990 569 +4.8%
1999 646 +13.5%
2008 685 +6.0%

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