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The Ain is a river in eastern France.
Al-‘Ain (اَلْـعَـيْـن,, literally The Spring) is a city in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
Amadeus V (4 September 1249 – 16 October 1323), surnamed the Great for his wisdom and success as a ruler, was the Count of Savoy from 1285 to 1323.
Ambérieu-en-Bugey (pronounced) is a French commune in the department of Ain in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France.
The arrondissement of Belley is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
The arrondissement of Gex is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
The arrondissement of Nantua is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
An arrondissement is a level of administrative division in France.
The 4 arrondissements of the Ain department are.
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (Ôvèrgne-Rôno-Ârpes, Auvèrnhe Ròse Aups, Alvernia-Rodano-Alpi) is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014; it resulted from the merger of Auvergne and Rhône-Alpes.
Étienne Blanc (born 29 August 1954 in Givors, Rhône) is a member of the National Assembly of France.
Bâgé-le-Châtel is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Belley (Arpitan: Bèlê) is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Bellignat is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Bourg-en-Bresse (Bôrg in Arpitan language) is a commune in eastern France, capital of the Ain department, and the capital of the ancient province of Bresse (Arpitan: Brêsse).
Brénod is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Bresse is a former French province.
The Bugey (Arpitan: Bugê) is a historical region in the department of Ain in eastern France between Lyon and Geneva.
The canton of Champagne-en-Valromey is a former administrative division in eastern France.
The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's arrondissements and departments.
The following is a list of the 23 cantons of the Ain department, in France, following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Cerdon is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire), known as CERN (derived from the name Conseil européen pour la recherche nucléaire), is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.
The Chalaronne (la Chalaronne) is a long river in the Ain département, eastern France.
Charles de La Verpillière (born May 31, 1954 in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain) is a member of the National Assembly of France.
The Chizerots are a historic group of people living in a small locality in Burgundy, France, who are somewhat different in appearance and customs to their neighbours.
The Coligny calendar is a Gaulish peg calendar or ''parapegma'' made in Roman Gaul in the 2nd century, giving a five-year cycle of a lunisolar calendar with intercalary months.
Coligny (Colignê) is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.
The following is a list of the 407 communes of the Ain department of France.
The Congress of Vienna (Wiener Kongress) also called Vienna Congress, was a meeting of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna from November 1814 to June 1815, though the delegates had arrived and were already negotiating by late September 1814.
Le Crêt de la Neige is the highest peak in the Jura Mountains and the department of Ain in France.
Damien Abad (born 5 April 1980 in Nîmes, Gard) is a French politician, member of the French National Assembly representing Ain.
The Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois, formerly Dauphiny in English, is a former province in southeastern France, whose area roughly corresponded to that of the present departments of Isère, Drôme, and Hautes-Alpes.
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.
The Diplôme d'études universitaires générales (French for General Academic Studies Degree), abbreviated DEUG, was a French national degree.
The Dombes (Arpitan: Domba) is an area in southeastern France, once an independent municipality, formerly part of the province of Burgundy, and now a district comprised in the department of Ain, and bounded on the west by the Saône River, by the Rhône, on the east by the Ain and on the north by the district of Bresse.
An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
A fief (feudum) was the central element of feudalism and consisted of heritable property or rights granted by an overlord to a vassal who held it in fealty (or "in fee") in return for a form of feudal allegiance and service, usually given by the personal ceremonies of homage and fealty.
The First French Empire (Empire Français) was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.
Fish farming or pisciculture involves raising fish commercially in tanks or enclosures such as fish ponds, usually for food.
The Fort l'Écluse (or Fort de l'Écluse) is close to the village of Collonges, Ain in Eastern France.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Francis I (François Ier) (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois, reigning from 1515 until his death.
The Consulate (French: Le Consulat) was the government of France from the fall of the Directory in the coup of Brumaire in November 1799 until the start of the Napoleonic Empire in May 1804.
Departmental elections to elect the membership of the Departmental Councils of France's 100 departments were held on 22 and 29 March 2015 (first and second round).
The French Resistance (La Résistance) was the collection of French movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime during the Second World War.
The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.
The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic tribes.
Gaulish was an ancient Celtic language that was spoken in parts of Europe as late as the Roman Empire.
The Génissiat dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Rhône in France near the village of Injoux-Génissiat.
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Gex is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
Grièges is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
The Helvetii (anglicized Helvetians) were a Gallic tribe or tribal confederation occupying most of the Swiss plateau at the time of their contact with the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC.
The House of Savoy (Casa Savoia) is a royal family that was established in 1003 in the historical Savoy region. Through gradual expansion, the family grew in power from ruling a small county in the Alps of northern Italy to absolute rule of the kingdom of Sicily in 1713 to 1720 (exchanged for Sardinia). Through its junior branch, the House of Savoy-Carignano, it led the unification of Italy in 1861 and ruled the Kingdom of Italy from 1861 until 1946 and, briefly, the Kingdom of Spain in the 19th century. The Savoyard kings of Italy were Victor Emmanuel II, Umberto I, Victor Emmanuel III, and Umberto II. The last monarch ruled for a few weeks before being deposed following the Constitutional Referendum of 1946, after which the Italian Republic was proclaimed.
The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques), abbreviated INSEE, is the national statistics bureau of France.
Izieu is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Jassans-Riottier is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Jean Moulin (20 June 1899 – 8 July 1943) was a high-profile member of the Resistance in France during World War II.
Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, T.O.S.F. (8 May 1786 – 4 August 1859), commonly known in English as St.
Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
The Jura Mountains (locally; Massif du Jura; Juragebirge; Massiccio del Giura) are a sub-alpine mountain range located north of the Western Alps, mainly following the course of the France–Switzerland border.
Kingdom of Burgundy was a name given to various states located in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Lake Geneva (le lac Léman or le Léman, sometimes le lac de Genève, Genfersee) is a lake on the north side of the Alps, shared between Switzerland and France.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world's largest and most powerful particle collider, the most complex experimental facility ever built and the largest single machine in the world.
Léman was a department of the First French Empire.
Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (meaning “the most beautiful villages of France”) is an independent association, created in 1982, for the promotion of the tourist appeal of small rural villages with a rich cultural heritage.
This table lists the 101 French departments in descending order of population, area and population density.
In France, the President of the Departmental Council (French: Président du Conseil départemental) is the locally elected head of the Departmental Council, the assembly governing a departments in France.
Following is a list of senators of Ain, people who have represented the department of Ain in the Senate of France.
Lothair I or Lothar I (Dutch and Medieval Latin: Lotharius, German: Lothar, French: Lothaire, Italian: Lotario) (795 – 29 September 855) was the Holy Roman Emperor (817–855, co-ruling with his father until 840), and the governor of Bavaria (815–817), Italy (818–855) and Middle Francia (840–855).
Lotharingia (Latin: Lotharii regnum) was a medieval successor kingdom of the Carolingian Empire, comprising the present-day Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany), Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany), Saarland (Germany), and Lorraine (France).
Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death in 1774.
Lyon (Liyon), is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France.
Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (Aéroport de Lyon-Saint Exupéry), formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport, is the international airport of Lyon, the third-biggest city in France and an important transport facility for the entire Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
The Maquis were rural guerrilla bands of French Resistance fighters, called maquisards, during the Occupation of France in World War II.
Archduchess Margaret of Austria (Margarete von Österreich; Marguerite d'Autriche; Margaretha van Oostenrijk; Margarita de Austria) (10 January 1480 – 1 December 1530), Princess of Asturias and Duchess of Savoy by her two marriages, was Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands from 1507 to 1515 and again from 1519 to 1530.
A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, lith or masseba/matseva is a large manmade upright stone.
The Merovingians were a Salian Frankish dynasty that ruled the Franks for nearly 300 years in a region known as Francia in Latin, beginning in the middle of the 5th century.
Michel Voisin (born October 6, 1944 in Replonges, Ain) is a former member of the National Assembly of France.
Miscellaneous right (divers droite, DVD) in France refers to right-wing candidates who are not members of any large party.
Nantua is a commune and subprefecture in the Ain department in eastern France.
The National Assembly (Assemblée nationale) is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic, the upper house being the Senate (Sénat).
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
The Order of Saint Benedict (OSB; Latin: Ordo Sancti Benedicti), also known as the Black Monksin reference to the colour of its members' habitsis a Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.
Oyonnax is the second most populated commune in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.
Pérouges is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Philibert II (10 April 1480 – 10 September 1504), nicknamed the Handsome or the Good, was the Duke of Savoy from 1497 until his death.
The plastics industry manufactures polymer materials — commonly called plastics — and offers services in plastics important to a range of industries, including packaging, building and construction, electronics, aerospace, and transportation.
A prefecture (préfecture) in France may refer to.
Rachel Mazuir (born 12 February 1940) is a member of the Senate of France, representing the Ain department.
France is divided into 18 administrative regions (région), including 13 metropolitan regions and 5 overseas regions.
The Reyssouze is a river in the Ain department in eastern France.
The Rhône (Le Rhône; Rhone; Walliser German: Rotten; Rodano; Rôno; Ròse) is one of the major rivers of Europe and has twice the average discharge of the Loire (which is the longest French river), rising in the Rhône Glacier in the Swiss Alps at the far eastern end of the Swiss canton of Valais, passing through Lake Geneva and running through southeastern France.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Belley–Ars (Latin: Dioecesis Bellicensis–Arsensis; French: Diocèse de Belley–Ars) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church in France.
Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches.
The Royal Monastery of Brou is a religious complex located at Bourg-en-Bresse in the Ain département, central France.
The Saône (La Saône; Arpitan Sona, Arar) is a river of eastern France.
Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Savoy (Savouè,; Savoie; Savoia) is a cultural region in Western Europe.
The Senate (Sénat; pronunciation) is the upper house of the French Parliament, presided over by a president.
Simandre-sur-Suran is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs, also small and medium enterprises) or small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are businesses whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits.
The Socialist Party (Parti socialiste, PS) is a social-democratic political party in France, and the largest party of the French centre-left.
In France, a subprefecture (sous-préfecture) is the administrative center of a departmental arrondissement that does not contain the prefecture for its department.
Sybille de Baugé, Lady of Bâgé (1255–1294), was the daughter of Guy I Damas de Baugé, Baron of Couzan (c.1230-1269) and Dauphine de Lavieu.
Sylvie Goy-Chavent (born 23 May 1963 in Dunkirk) is a French politician and a member of the Senate of France.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") is France's intercity high-speed rail service, operated by the SNCF, the state-owned national rail operator.
The Republicans (Les Républicains; LR) is a centre-right political party in France.
The Treaty of Lyon was signed on January 17, 1601 between France and Savoy, to bring an end to the Franco-Savoyard War of 1600–1601.
The Treaty of Verdun, signed in August 843, was the first of the treaties that divided the Carolingian Empire into three kingdoms among the three surviving sons of Louis the Pious, who was the son of Charlemagne.
The Union for a Popular Movement (Union pour un mouvement populaire; UMP) was a centre-right political party in France that was one of the two major contemporary political parties in France along with the centre-left Socialist Party (PS).
The Union of Democrats and Independents (Union des démocrates et indépendants, UDI) is a centrist political party in France founded on 18 September 2012 on the basis of the parliamentary group of the same name in the National Assembly.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The Veyle (la Veyle) is a long river in the Ain département, eastern France.
Winemaking or vinification is the production of wine, starting with the selection of the fruit, its fermentation into alcohol, and the bottling of the finished liquid.
Xavier Breton (born 25 November 1962 in Darney, Vosges) is a French politician, member of The Republicans (LR).