Bény

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Bény
Bény is located in France
Bény
Bény
Coordinates: 46°19′10″N 5°17′00″E / 46.3194°N 5.2833°E / 46.3194; 5.2833Coordinates: 46°19′10″N 5°17′00″E / 46.3194°N 5.2833°E / 46.3194; 5.2833
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Coligny
Intercommunality Coligny
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Rodet
Area1 18.25 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 742
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01038 / 01370
Elevation 200–244 m (656–801 ft)
(avg. 228 m or 748 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The bief du Lignon forms the commune's southeastern border, then flows into the Solnan, which forms most of its northeastern border.

The Sevron flows northwest through the middle of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,012 —    
1800 1,038 +2.6%
1806 1,222 +17.7%
1821 1,103 −9.7%
1831 1,076 −2.4%
1836 1,037 −3.6%
1841 1,016 −2.0%
1846 1,021 +0.5%
1851 1,011 −1.0%
1856 1,015 +0.4%
1861 1,007 −0.8%
1866 1,011 +0.4%
1872 1,005 −0.6%
1876 983 −2.2%
1881 996 +1.3%
1886 941 −5.5%
1891 907 −3.6%
1896 882 −2.8%
1901 884 +0.2%
1906 855 −3.3%
1911 844 −1.3%
1921 726 −14.0%
1926 740 +1.9%
1931 705 −4.7%
1936 681 −3.4%
1946 669 −1.8%
1954 675 +0.9%
1962 640 −5.2%
1968 566 −11.6%
1975 503 −11.1%
1982 537 +6.8%
1990 587 +9.3%
1999 613 +4.4%
2008 742 +21.0%

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