Canton of Belley

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Canton de Belley
French canton
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Seat Belley
Communes 34
Area¹
 • Total 333.97 km2 (128.95 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 23,936
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Cantonal code 01 04
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Belley is one of the cantons of France and is located in the department of Ain and in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Geography[edit]

This canton is organized around Belley in the Arrondissement of Belley. Its altitude is between 203 meters in (Brégnier-Cordon) and 1,020 meters in (Conzieu) with an average of 286 m.

Composition[edit]

At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 24 to 37 communes (6 of which merged into the new communes Arboys-en-Bugey, Parves-et-Nattages and Chazey-Bons):[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Belley
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 10 920 12 497 13 045 14 165 14 512 15 488
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Coordinates: 45°45′33″N 5°41′21″E / 45.75917°N 5.68917°E / 45.75917; 5.68917