Chalamont (French pronunciation: ​[ʃalamɔ̃]) is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Chalamont
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Chalamont
Location of Chalamont
Chalamont is located in France
Chalamont
Chalamont
Chalamont is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chalamont
Chalamont
Coordinates: 45°59′47″N 5°10′19″E / 45.9964°N 5.1719°E / 45.9964; 5.1719Coordinates: 45°59′47″N 5°10′19″E / 45.9964°N 5.1719°E / 45.9964; 5.1719
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementBourg-en-Bresse
CantonCeyzériat
IntercommunalityDombes
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Bruno Charvieux
Area
1
32.88 km2 (12.70 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
2,589
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01074 /01320
Elevation269–330 m (883–1,083 ft)
(avg. 285 m or 935 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Chalamont is located in the Dombes, 10 kilometres (6 mi) north of Meximieux, and occupies the highest point on the Dombes plateau.

The Veyle has its source in the western part of the commune, in the Magnenet pond.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20062,012—    
20072,093+4.0%
20082,236+6.8%
20092,279+1.9%
20102,322+1.9%
20112,365+1.9%
20122,402+1.6%
20132,409+0.3%
20142,408−0.0%
20152,407−0.0%
20162,406−0.0%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

External linksEdit