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Giron is located in France
Coordinates: 46°14′00″N 5°46′00″E / 46.2333°N 5.7667°E / 46.2333; 5.7667Coordinates: 46°14′00″N 5°46′00″E / 46.2333°N 5.7667°E / 46.2333; 5.7667
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Nantua
Canton Bellegarde-sur-Valserine
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Irmtraut Pagnier (f)
Area1 9.39 km2 (3.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 147
 • Density 15.65/km2 (40.55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01174 /01130
Elevation 779–1,206 m (2,556–3,957 ft)
(avg. 1,000 m or 3,300 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.

Giron is a commune. It is found in the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in the Ain department in the east of France.