Peyrieu

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Peyrieu
Town hall
Town hall
Peyrieu is located in France
Peyrieu
Peyrieu
Coordinates: 45°40′35″N 5°40′38″E / 45.6765°N 5.6773°E / 45.6765; 5.6773Coordinates: 45°40′35″N 5°40′38″E / 45.6765°N 5.6773°E / 45.6765; 5.6773
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Belley
Intercommunality Belley Bas Bugey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Blachère
Area1 14.13 km2 (5.46 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 791
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01294 / 01300
Elevation 210–683 m (689–2,241 ft)
(avg. 225 m or 738 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.

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

Town located 11 km south of Belley. It is located on the right bank of the Rhone in the area of AOC wines of Bugey.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 745 —    
1800 722 −3.1%
1806 717 −0.7%
1821 852 +18.8%
1831 921 +8.1%
1836 910 −1.2%
1841 909 −0.1%
1846 1,002 +10.2%
1851 1,010 +0.8%
1856 997 −1.3%
1861 912 −8.5%
1866 918 +0.7%
1872 920 +0.2%
1876 934 +1.5%
1881 957 +2.5%
1886 996 +4.1%
1891 933 −6.3%
1896 902 −3.3%
1901 903 +0.1%
1906 812 −10.1%
1911 774 −4.7%
1921 676 −12.7%
1926 601 −11.1%
1931 612 +1.8%
1936 616 +0.7%
1946 541 −12.2%
1954 652 +20.5%
1962 570 −12.6%
1968 574 +0.7%
1975 541 −5.7%
1982 558 +3.1%
1990 560 +0.4%
1999 646 +15.4%
2008 791 +22.4%

The inhabitants of the town of Peyrieu are Peyriolans.

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