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Péronnas

Administration
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Péronnas
Intercommunality Bourg-en-Bresse
Mayor Christian Chanel
(2008-2014)
Statistics
Elevation 223–277 m (732–909 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 ft*)
Land area1 17.59 km2 (6.79 sq mi)
Population2 6,106  (2006)
 - Density 347/km2 (900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01289/ 01960
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 46°10′46″N 5°12′12″E / 46.179444444°N 05.2033333°E / 46.179444444; 05.2033333

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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