Valserhône

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Valserhône
A general view of Bellegarde-sur-Valserine
A general view of Bellegarde-sur-Valserine
Location of Valserhône
Valserhône is located in France
Valserhône
Valserhône
Valserhône is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Valserhône
Valserhône
Coordinates: 46°06′30″N 5°49′36″E / 46.1083°N 5.8267°E / 46.1083; 5.8267Coordinates: 46°06′30″N 5°49′36″E / 46.1083°N 5.8267°E / 46.1083; 5.8267
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementNantua
CantonBellegarde-sur-Valserine
IntercommunalityPays Bellegardien
Government
 • Mayor (2019-2020) Régis Petit
Area
1
62.54 km2 (24.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
16,302
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01033 /01200
Elevation330–1,606 m (1,083–5,269 ft)
(avg. 485 m or 1,591 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Valserhône is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. It is the result of the merger, on 1 January 2019, of the communes of Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, Châtillon-en-Michaille and Lancrans.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Valserine in winter

Valserhône is located at the confluence of the Valserine and the Rhone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral, 22 October 2018 (in French)