Beauregard, Ain

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The town hall of Beauregard
The town hall of Beauregard
Beauregard is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Beauregard is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 46°00′10″N 4°45′07″E / 46.00274804°N 4.75199214°E / 46.00274804; 4.75199214Coordinates: 46°00′10″N 4°45′07″E / 46.00274804°N 4.75199214°E / 46.00274804; 4.75199214
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Trévoux
Intercommunality Porte ouest de la Dombes
 • Mayor (2008-2014) Maryse Decote
Area1 0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 829
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01030 /01480
Elevation 168–240 m (551–787 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

Beauregard is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 869 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Beauregardiens. The most important monuments in the commune are the Château de Beauregard, a feudal castle rebuilt in the 19th century, the Saint-François-D'Assise church, listed as a monument historique, and the Beauregard suspension bridge from the 19th century, also listed as a monument historique. Famous people from Beauregard include Victor Vermorel, an author (he wrote books about wine) and politician in the 19th and 20th centuries.