Tenay

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Tenay
The Albarine
Coat of arms of Tenay
Coat of arms
Tenay is located in France
Tenay
Tenay
Coordinates: 45°55′00″N 5°30′00″E / 45.9167°N 5.5°E / 45.9167; 5.5Coordinates: 45°55′00″N 5°30′00″E / 45.9167°N 5.5°E / 45.9167; 5.5
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Albarine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Perrot Marc
Area1 13.12 km2 (5.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,105
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01416 / 01230
Elevation 320–1,020 m (1,050–3,350 ft)
(avg. 327 m or 1,073 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Albarine flows southwest through the commune's eastern part, crosses the village, then flows northwest.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 811 —    
1800 811 +0.0%
1806 876 +8.0%
1821 836 −4.6%
1831 1,130 +35.2%
1836 1,084 −4.1%
1841 1,180 +8.9%
1846 1,266 +7.3%
1851 1,290 +1.9%
1856 1,440 +11.6%
1861 1,498 +4.0%
1866 1,904 +27.1%
1872 2,439 +28.1%
1876 2,970 +21.8%
1881 3,193 +7.5%
1886 3,316 +3.9%
1891 4,009 +20.9%
1896 4,214 +5.1%
1901 3,770 −10.5%
1906 3,825 +1.5%
1911 4,037 +5.5%
1921 3,630 −10.1%
1926 3,742 +3.1%
1931 3,658 −2.2%
1936 2,628 −28.2%
1946 2,203 −16.2%
1954 2,132 −3.2%
1962 2,132 +0.0%
1968 1,993 −6.5%
1975 1,715 −13.9%
1982 1,571 −8.4%
1990 1,356 −13.7%
1999 1,086 −19.9%
2008 1,105 +1.7%

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