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Péronnas
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Péronnas
Intercommunality Bourg-en-Bresse
Area1 17.59 km2 (6.79 sq mi)
Population (2006) 6,106
 • Density 347.13/km2 (899.1/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 01289 /01960
Elevation 223–277 m (732–909 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Péronnas is a commune in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

Geography

Entrée Péronnas
Entrance to the city

The Veyle forms part of the commune's western border.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,652 —    
1968 2,272 +37.5%
1975 3,223 +41.9%
1982 4,575 +41.9%
1990 5,352 +17.0%
1999 5,534 +3.4%
2008 6,135 +10.9%

Sport and leisure

Péronnas has a football club FC Bourg-Péronnas who play at the Stade Municipal de Péronnas. They are currently playing in the Ligue 2, the second tier of French football.

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