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Bourg-en-Bresse

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Bourg-en-Bresse is a medium-sized county city perfectly located at the crossroads between Lyon and Geneva.

Identity card (2010 data)

  • Region: Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Ain (01)
  • Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse (county city) 
  • County: County city for 3 counties 
  • Intercommunality: Association of towns in and around Bourg-en-Bresse (15 towns)
  • Population: 43,000 (known as “Burgiens”) and 25% of the population is under 25
  • Student population: 3,500
  • Area: 2,400 hectares
  • Green area: 170 hectares
  • Altitude: mini. 220 m - maxi. 273 m

Economy (2010 data)

  • Employed: 32,000
  • Companies: 2,500 
  • Labour force: 70%

Geographical location

Bourg-en-Bresse is:

  • 35km from Mâcon
  • 60km from Lyon (80km by motorway)
  • 110km from Geneva
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Contact

Mairie de Bourg-en-Bresse
Place de l'Hôtel de Ville
01012 Bourg-en-Bresse - France
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Phone: (+33) 4 74 45 71 99

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