Foissiat

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Foissiat
Foissiat is located in France
Foissiat
Foissiat
Coordinates: 46°22′16″N 5°10′32″E / 46.3711°N 5.1756°E / 46.3711; 5.1756Coordinates: 46°22′16″N 5°10′32″E / 46.3711°N 5.1756°E / 46.3711; 5.1756
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Montrevel-en-Bresse
Intercommunality Montrevel-en-Bresse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Pierre Fromont
Area
 • Land1 40.36 km2 (15.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,855
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01163 / 01340
Elevation 186–228 m (610–748 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Sâne Morte has its source in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 2,558 —    
1800 2,467 −3.6%
1806 2,318 −6.0%
1821 2,270 −2.1%
1831 2,262 −0.4%
1836 2,285 +1.0%
1841 2,370 +3.7%
1846 2,446 +3.2%
1851 2,509 +2.6%
1856 2,493 −0.6%
1861 2,520 +1.1%
1866 2,498 −0.9%
1872 2,474 −1.0%
1876 2,476 +0.1%
1881 2,722 +9.9%
1886 2,565 −5.8%
1891 2,530 −1.4%
1896 2,642 +4.4%
1901 2,541 −3.8%
1906 2,518 −0.9%
1911 2,514 −0.2%
1921 2,222 −11.6%
1926 2,210 −0.5%
1931 2,202 −0.4%
1936 2,151 −2.3%
1946 1,934 −10.1%
1954 1,811 −6.4%
1962 1,674 −7.6%
1968 1,515 −9.5%
1975 1,403 −7.4%
1982 1,466 +4.5%
1990 1,481 +1.0%
1999 1,562 +5.5%
2008 1,855 +18.8%

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