Montluel

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Montluel
Commune
Notre-Dame-des-Marais de Montluel.JPG
Coat of arms of Montluel
Coat of arms
Montluel is located in France
Montluel
Montluel
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Montluel is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Montluel
Montluel
Coordinates: 45°51′00″N 5°03′18″E / 45.85°N 5.055°E / 45.85; 5.055Coordinates: 45°51′00″N 5°03′18″E / 45.85°N 5.055°E / 45.85; 5.055
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Meximieux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacky Bernard
Area1 40.11 km2 (15.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,774
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 01262 /01120
Elevation 192–312 m (630–1,024 ft)
(avg. 199 m or 653 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.

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

It is situated on the outskirts of Lyon. The inhabitants are known as Montluistes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17933,438—    
18003,652+6.2%
18063,259−10.8%
18213,547+8.8%
18312,927−17.5%
18362,955+1.0%
18412,946−0.3%
18463,171+7.6%
18512,793−11.9%
18562,610−6.6%
18612,737+4.9%
18662,981+8.9%
18722,757−7.5%
18762,829+2.6%
18812,703−4.5%
18862,755+1.9%
18912,686−2.5%
18962,589−3.6%
19012,664+2.9%
19062,564−3.8%
19112,504−2.3%
19212,153−14.0%
19262,381+10.6%
19312,460+3.3%
19362,281−7.3%
19462,213−3.0%
19542,367+7.0%
19622,785+17.7%
19683,442+23.6%
19754,604+33.8%
19825,450+18.4%
19905,954+9.2%
19996,456+8.4%
20086,774+4.9%

Personalities[edit]

  • Claude André (fr) (1743-1818), Catholic Bishop of Quimper
  • André d'Arbelles (1767–1825), younger brother of the above, journalist and historiographer
  • Pierre-Dominique Ségaud (1784–1821), writer and lawyer
  • Joseph Crétin (1799-1857), Catholic Bishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Paul Magaud (1805-?), botanist
  • Pierre Cormorèche (fr) (1924–1999), politician

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