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Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Belley
Intercommunality Belley Bas Bugey
5.88 km2 (2.27 sq mi)
 • Density 20.4/km2 (52.9/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01006 /01300
Elevation 330–940 m (1,080–3,080 ft)
(avg. 430 m or 1,410 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ambléon is a commune in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 120 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Ambléonais. The local economy is mostly based around agriculture and wine. The most important monuments in the commune are a 13th-century chapel and two private castles from the 15th and 16th centuries. Famous people from Ambléon include Théodore Chavanton, author of L'Oasis perdue (1945). He was a school teacher in the commune.

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