Last modified: 2002-01-18 by ivan sache
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Traditional province: Burgundy (Bourgogne)
Bordering departments: Isère, Jura, Rhône, Saône-et-Loire, Savoie, Haute-Savoie
Bordering country: Switzerland (cantons of Genève and Vaud)
Area: 5,762 km2
Population (1995): 500, 400 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Belley, Gex, Nantua
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 43 cantons, 419 communes.
The department is named after the river Ain (200 km), tributary of Rhône.