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Title: Belmont-Luthézieu  
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Subject: Artemare, Communes of Ain, Arrondissement of Belley, Communes of the Ain department, Bey, Ain
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Belmont-Luthézieu is located in France
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Belley
Canton Champagne-en-Valromey
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Baptiste Zambelli
Area1 19.77 km2 (7.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 489
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01036 / 01260
Elevation 251–1,104 m (823–3,622 ft)
(avg. 425 m or 1,394 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.

Belmont-Luthézieu is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.


The commune is 18 km north of Belley. There are several waterfalls, gorges and caves in a forested environment.



The priory of Belmont was founded in 1110. It has been in the parish of Luthézieu since the

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