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Virieu-le-Petit is located in France
Coordinates: 45°54′31″N 5°43′28″E / 45.908611°N 5.724444°E / 45.908611; 5.724444Coordinates: 45°54′31″N 5°43′28″E / 45.908611°N 5.724444°E / 45.908611; 5.724444
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Champagne-en-Valromey
Intercommunality Valromey
 • Mayor (2008-2014) André Bertolino
Area1 16.4 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 281
 • Density 17.13/km2 (44.38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01453 /01260
Elevation 419–1,524 m (1,375–5,000 ft)
(avg. 635 m or 2,083 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.

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