Canton of Izernore

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Izernore
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
No. of communes10
Disbanded2015
SeatIzernore
Area
 • Total128.09 km2 (49.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total5,375
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)

The canton of Izernore is a former administrative division in eastern France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 10 communes, which joined the canton of Pont-d'Ain in 2015.[1] It included the following communes:

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Bolozon 100 01450 01051
Ceignes 273 01430 01067
Izernore 2 140 01580 01192
Leyssard 161 01450 01214
Matafelon-Granges 641 01580 01240
Nurieux-Volognat 1045 01460 01267
Peyriat 166 01430 01293
Samognat 422 01580 01392
Serrières-sur-Ain 115 01450 01404
Sonthonnax-la-Montagne 312 01580 01410

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Izernore
(Source: INSEE)
Year196219681975198219901999
Population1 8982 1262 2842 9083 5504 519
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: 46°13′N 5°33′E / 46.217°N 5.550°E / 46.217; 5.550