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Prefecture building of the Ain department
Coat of arms of Bourg-en-Bresse
Bourg-en-Bresse is located in France
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Intercommunality Bourg-en-Bresse
Mayor Jean-François Debat
Elevation 220–273 m (722–896 ft)
(avg. 240 m/790 ft)
Land area1 23.86 km2 (9.21 sq mi)
Population2 40,203  (2008)
 - Density 1,685/km2 (4,360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01053/ 01000
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.
Coordinates: 46°12′20″N 5°13′44″E / 46.2056°N 5.2289°E / 46.2056; 5.2289

Bourg-en-Bresse is a commune. It is found in the region Rhône-Alpes in the Ain department in the east of France.

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