Hautecourt-Romanèche

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Hautecourt-Romanèche
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Hautecourt-Romanèche
Hautecourt-Romanèche is located in France
Hautecourt-Romanèche
Hautecourt-Romanèche
Hautecourt-Romanèche is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Hautecourt-Romanèche
Hautecourt-Romanèche
Coordinates: 46°09′35″N 5°25′03″E / 46.1597°N 5.4175°E / 46.1597; 5.4175Coordinates: 46°09′35″N 5°25′03″E / 46.1597°N 5.4175°E / 46.1597; 5.4175
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementBourg-en-Bresse
CantonSaint-Étienne-du-Bois
IntercommunalityLa Vallière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Brevet
Area
1
21.60 km2 (8.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
806
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01184 /01250
Elevation260–548 m (853–1,798 ft)
(avg. 324 m or 1,063 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Hautecourt-Romanèche is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

The commune comprises many villages and hamlets including: Challes, Chambod, Hautecourt, Merlot, Perroi, Romaneche, Soiriat and Villette.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,062—    
18001,058−0.4%
18061,026−3.0%
18211,040+1.4%
18311,055+1.4%
1836952−9.8%
18411,052+10.5%
18461,085+3.1%
18511,032−4.9%
18561,010−2.1%
1861879−13.0%
1866860−2.2%
1872804−6.5%
1876822+2.2%
1881862+4.9%
1886882+2.3%
1891753−14.6%
1896731−2.9%
1901715−2.2%
1906641−10.3%
1911620−3.3%
1921524−15.5%
1926484−7.6%
1931503+3.9%
1936423−15.9%
1946347−18.0%
1954311−10.4%
1962257−17.4%
1968268+4.3%
1975456+70.1%
1982549+20.4%
1990588+7.1%
1999676+15.0%
2008748+10.7%

Attractions[edit]

The commune's biggest tourist attraction is the Island of Chambod which also has a camp site. There is also the Donjon de Buenc which used to be an outpost along the Savoy frontier. The village of Hautecourt is also home to a rare type of cave which is only accessed once every seven years so as not to disturb the many species that are indigenous to it.

Sports[edit]

The commune also has a football team who regularly play in Hautecourt in their home colours of purple.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.