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Coat of arms of Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne
Coat of arms
Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 46°10′00″N 4°49′00″E / 46.1667°N 4.8167°E / 46.1667; 4.8167Coordinates: 46°10′00″N 4°49′00″E / 46.1667°N 4.8167°E / 46.1667; 4.8167
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Thoissey
Intercommunality Val-de-Saône Chalaronne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Muriel Luga-Giraud
Area1 24.98 km2 (9.64 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,656
 • Density 106.33/km2 (275.38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01348 /01140
Elevation 167–223 m (548–732 ft)
(avg. 179 m or 587 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.

Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne is a commune. It is found in the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in the Ain department in the east of France.

Geography[change | change source]

The Chalaronne (a long river) flows westward through the southern part of the commune. It then flows into the Saône, which makes up part of the commune's south-western border.