Lochieu

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Lochieu
Lochieu is located in France
Lochieu
Lochieu
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Lochieu is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Lochieu
Lochieu
Coordinates: 45°55′50″N 5°43′40″E / 45.9306°N 5.7278°E / 45.9306; 5.7278Coordinates: 45°55′50″N 5°43′40″E / 45.9306°N 5.7278°E / 45.9306; 5.7278
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementBelley
CantonChampagne-en-Valromey
IntercommunalityValromey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Berthier
Area17.07 km2 (2.73 sq mi)
Population (2008)290
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code01218 /01260
Elevation479–1,426 m (1,572–4,678 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 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.

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