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Coordinates: 45°57′12″N 5°02′23″E / 45.9533°N 5.0397°E / 45.9533; 5.0397Coordinates: 45°57′12″N 5°02′23″E / 45.9533°N 5.0397°E / 45.9533; 5.0397{{#coordinates:45.9533|5.0397|type:city(230)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Rhône-Alpes</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Ain</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Bourg-en-Bresse</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Villars-les-Dombes</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2008–2014) </th><td> Paul Brazier</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 15.83 km2 (6.11 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (2008)2</th><td> 230</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 15/km2 (38/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 01045 / 01330</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".
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Birieux is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Geography

The Chalaronne forms part of the commune's northwestern border.

History

Birieux is first mentioned in the 12th century as a priory dependent on the abbey of l'Île Barbe à Lyon.

In the Middle Ages, Birieux was a possession of the lords of Thoire-Villars.

In 1789, the commune was included in the canton of Meximieux.

Population

Birieux
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Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793227—    
1800340+49.8%
1806218−35.9%
1821112−48.6%
1831245+118.8%
1836237−3.3%
1841214−9.7%
1846247+15.4%
1851254+2.8%
1856274+7.9%
1861269−1.8%
1866247−8.2%
1872241−2.4%
1876245+1.7%
1881238−2.9%
1886253+6.3%
1891251−0.8%
1896246−2.0%
1901232−5.7%
1906229−1.3%
1911248+8.3%
1921237−4.4%
1926202−14.8%
1931184−8.9%
1936167−9.2%
1946176+5.4%
1954159−9.7%
1962125−21.4%
1968110−12.0%
197597−11.8%
1982102+5.2%
1990125+22.5%
1999145+16.0%
2008230+58.6%

Economy

The region is primarily agricultural, producing grain and cattle.

See also

References

External links

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