Cerdon, Ain

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Cerdon
Cerdon Ain 03.JPG
Coat of arms of Cerdon
Coat of arms
Cerdon is located in France
Cerdon
Cerdon
Coordinates: 46°04′53″N 5°28′00″E / 46.0814°N 5.4667°E / 46.0814; 5.4667Coordinates: 46°04′53″N 5°28′00″E / 46.0814°N 5.4667°E / 46.0814; 5.4667
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Nantua
Canton Poncin
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Sylvie Goy-Chavent (PR)
Area1 12.30 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 766
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01068 / 01450
Elevation 286–992 m (938–3,255 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

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

It is known for its pink sparkling wine, and for its copper factory, the only one of its kind in France. The 'Cuiverie'(copper factory) closed in 2010

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,457 —    
1800 1,388 −4.7%
1806 1,490 +7.3%
1821 1,470 −1.3%
1831 1,745 +18.7%
1836 1,729 −0.9%
1841 1,837 +6.2%
1846 1,817 −1.1%
1851 1,782 −1.9%
1856 1,782 +0.0%
1861 1,770 −0.7%
1866 1,650 −6.8%
1872 1,585 −3.9%
1876 1,593 +0.5%
1881 1,538 −3.5%
1886 1,526 −0.8%
1891 1,430 −6.3%
1896 1,390 −2.8%
1901 1,352 −2.7%
1906 1,300 −3.8%
1911 1,147 −11.8%
1921 1,024 −10.7%
1926 1,009 −1.5%
1931 921 −8.7%
1936 870 −5.5%
1946 736 −15.4%
1954 653 −11.3%
1962 709 +8.6%
1968 724 +2.1%
1975 652 −9.9%
1982 647 −0.8%
1990 672 +3.9%
1999 672 +0.0%
2008 766 +14.0%

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