Ambutrix

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Ambutrix
Coat of arms of Ambutrix
Coat of arms
Ambutrix is located in France
Ambutrix
Ambutrix
Coordinates: 45°56′23″N 5°20′20″E / 45.9397222222°N 5.33888888889°E / 45.9397222222; 5.33888888889Coordinates: 45°56′23″N 5°20′20″E / 45.9397222222°N 5.33888888889°E / 45.9397222222; 5.33888888889
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Lagnieu
Intercommunality Plaine de l'Ain
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Paccallet
Area1 5.22 km2 (2.02 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 660
 • Density 126.4/km2 (327.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01008 /01500
Elevation 237–370 m (778–1,214 ft)
(avg. 254 m or 833 ft)

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.

Ambutrix is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 660 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Butrians. The local economy is mostly based around agriculture. The most important monuments in the commune are the Croix Baltazar and the 12th century Saint-Maurice church. The name of the commune comes from a Celtic tribe which lived in the area called the Ambarres.