Péronnas

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Péronnas
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Péronnas
Coat of arms
Péronnas is located in France
Péronnas
Péronnas
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Péronnas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Péronnas
Péronnas
Coordinates: 46°10′46″N 5°12′12″E / 46.1794°N 05.2033°E / 46.1794; 05.2033Coordinates: 46°10′46″N 5°12′12″E / 46.1794°N 05.2033°E / 46.1794; 05.2033
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Bourg-en-Bresse-2
Intercommunality Bourg-en-Bresse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Chanel
Area1 17.59 km2 (6.79 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 6,135
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01289 /01960
Elevation 223–277 m (732–909 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 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.

Péronnas is a commune in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

Entrance to the city

The Veyle forms part of the commune's western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,652—    
19682,272+37.5%
19753,223+41.9%
19824,575+41.9%
19905,352+17.0%
19995,534+3.4%
20086,135+10.9%

Sport and leisure[edit]

Péronnas has a football club FC Bourg-Péronnas who play at the Stade Municipal de Péronnas.[1] They are currently playing in the Ligue 2, the second tier of French football.

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