Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

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Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
The church in Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
The church in Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Coat of arms of Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey is located in France
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey
Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 5°26′00″E / 45.95°N 5.4333°E / 45.95; 5.4333Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 5°26′00″E / 45.95°N 5.4333°E / 45.95; 5.4333
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementBelley
CantonAmbérieu-en-Bugey
IntercommunalityVallée de l'Albarine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Bouchon
Area
1
28.55 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,357
 • Density83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01384 /01230
Elevation271–819 m (889–2,687 ft)
(avg. 290 m or 950 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

History[edit]

The commune takes its name from St Rambert (or Ragnebert) who was assassinated here in the 7th century. The site soon became popular for pilgrimage and an influential abbey was built in the town.

Geography[edit]

The river Albarine flows southwest through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,042—    
18002,596+27.1%
18062,244−13.6%
18212,130−5.1%
18312,420+13.6%
18362,613+8.0%
18412,633+0.8%
18462,567−2.5%
18512,528−1.5%
18562,799+10.7%
18612,597−7.2%
18662,531−2.5%
18722,537+0.2%
18762,620+3.3%
18812,964+13.1%
18863,409+15.0%
18913,765+10.4%
18964,113+9.2%
19015,028+22.2%
19064,971−1.1%
19114,950−0.4%
19214,204−15.1%
19264,319+2.7%
19314,168−3.5%
19363,463−16.9%
19462,862−17.4%
19542,866+0.1%
19622,936+2.4%
19682,857−2.7%
19752,439−14.6%
19822,161−11.4%
19902,112−2.3%
19992,065−2.2%
20082,167+4.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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