Canton of Thoissey

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Thoissey
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
No. of communes12
Disbanded2015
SeatThoissey
Area
 • Total120.62 km2 (46.57 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Total12,005
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)

The canton of Thoissey 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 12 communes, which joined the canton of Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne in 2015.[1] It included the following communes:

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Garnerans 565 01140 01167
Genouilleux 399 01090 01169
Guéreins 1 065 01090 01183
Illiat 466 01140 01188
Mogneneins 572 01140 01252
Montceaux 908 01090 01258
Montmerle-sur-Saône 2 830 01090 01263
Peyzieux-sur-Saône 337 01140 01295
Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne 2 259 01140 01348
Saint-Étienne-sur-Chalaronne 1 179 01140 01351
Thoissey 1 358 01140 01420
Valeins 67 01140 01428

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Thoissey
(Source: INSEE)
Year196219681975198219901999
Population7 2367 8258 1059 34410 66812 005
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°10′25″N 4°48′06″E / 46.17361°N 4.80167°E / 46.17361; 4.80167

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