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
Map
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; 5.1719
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementBourg-en-Bresse
CantonCeyzériat
IntercommunalityDombes
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Bruno Charvieux[1]
Area
1
32.88 km2 (12.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
2,559
 • Density78/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.

Geography edit

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.

Population edit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 1,199—    
1975 1,307+1.24%
1982 1,415+1.14%
1990 1,476+0.53%
1999 1,658+1.30%
2007 2,093+2.96%
2012 2,402+2.79%
2017 2,451+0.40%
Source: INSEE[3]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2021". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2023.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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