Priay

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Priay
Coat of arms of Priay
Coat of arms
Priay is located in France
Priay
Priay
Coordinates: 46°00′14″N 5°17′28″E / 46.004°N 5.291°E / 46.004; 5.291Coordinates: 46°00′14″N 5°17′28″E / 46.004°N 5.291°E / 46.004; 5.291
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Pont-d'Ain
Intercommunality Pont-d'Ain, Priay, Varambon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Danielle Blanchet
Area1 15.77 km2 (6.09 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,447
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01314 / 01160
Elevation 222–342 m (728–1,122 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.

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

It contains the La mère Bourgeois restaurant, which was a 3-starred Michelin restaurant between 1933 and 1937.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,031 —    
1800 1,017 −1.4%
1806 974 −4.2%
1821 854 −12.3%
1831 895 +4.8%
1836 947 +5.8%
1841 1,036 +9.4%
1846 1,070 +3.3%
1851 1,097 +2.5%
1856 1,019 −7.1%
1861 987 −3.1%
1866 1,033 +4.7%
1872 1,023 −1.0%
1876 1,061 +3.7%
1881 1,006 −5.2%
1886 1,028 +2.2%
1891 1,013 −1.5%
1896 991 −2.2%
1901 935 −5.7%
1906 905 −3.2%
1911 893 −1.3%
1921 742 −16.9%
1926 757 +2.0%
1931 702 −7.3%
1936 702 +0.0%
1946 645 −8.1%
1954 703 +9.0%
1962 709 +0.9%
1968 710 +0.1%
1975 771 +8.6%
1982 787 +2.1%
1990 948 +20.5%
1999 1,152 +21.5%
2008 1,447 +25.6%

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