Ain (Arpitan: En) is a department named after the Ain River on the eastern edge of 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.
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.
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.
Lac de Barterand is a lake in Pollieu, in the Ain department of France.